Premier Paul Davis is in Québec City today for a climate summit that will see provincial and territorial leaders discuss plans to address the climate crisis. “It will be interesting to see where [he] directs the public’s attention, and from where he diverts it,” write two MUN researchers.
Come and let me take you on a journey into nature’s grocery store. You don’t have to be in the woods to forage for artisanal produce. It’s abundant here in the city of St. John’s!
A tiny Danish Island in the North Sea brewed up energy independence based on wind, solar, and biofuels — and it cost less than 1km of Vancouver’s 2010 Olympics subway to do it. Now the island’s residents earn money whenever the wind blows or the sun shines.
Salt making has a long history, both globally and locally, and has, at times, been worth more than gold. Yet, today, we import a majority of our salt into the province. For those seeking a greater sense of self-sufficiency, making your own salt is as easy as evaporating a bucket of sea water.
But it only receives support from a fraction of us.
Ducks can be a wonderful addition to your backyard homestead, providing you with a source of delicious eggs, hilarious entertainment and garden insect pest control
Program reached more than 140,000 people over five years
There’s more to goats than meets the eye. These loyal companions can fill the role of a household dog while providing you with a bounty of milk, yogurt and cheese. They even help reduce your waste at home and in the garden. And best of all, you can keep them in the city.
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador didn’t get the memo about climate change
Any further cuts to parks agency will effectively destroy it
“We have to stop believing that the way to make a living is through mega projects.”
The province’s new forest strategy is promising and progressive. Let’s make sure it’s acted on.
But that will only happen if we make it one
If the provincial government is truly interested in rural diversification, it needs to stop ignoring an industry with huge potential
These days it seems there is little creativity in house construction, but with Nature and Culture as our pillars of sustainability it’s amazing what we can do with our hands
Stewardship Association of Municipalities launches a conservation fund that could change our conservation landscape
We’re doing pretty well for ourselves, even if it is killing the planet. Bringing about change is going to be harder than we like to admit.
Enlisting help from across Canada could move protected areas agenda forward
With a leadership race and a looming election, there’s lots of political activity going on. So why is nobody talking about the one thing that could guarantee our future prosperity?
Meanwhile, our own public discussion remains either muted or desperate