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Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22 with eco-friendly and fun things to do all over Canada and the world. This year’s lineup for the Lower Mainland and the rest of BC includes a party for the planet, a variety of hands-on activities and an environmentally conscious clothing swap. Earth Day Parade (Vancouver) Since […]

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April 22 is Earth Day! It’s the largest environmental event in the world and a great opportunity to think about our relationship with the environment and what we can do to reduce our carbon footprint. The mounting evidence for rising sea levels, record temperatures and melting ice caps can be daunting, but the good news is that it’s within our power […]

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So, you’ve looked into the top environmental charities, you have a good idea of the problems facing the planet, and you’re eating more ethically, but you still want more information about the environment? Perhaps something that tugs at your heartstrings will do the job. Something with a narrative. We’ve compiled a list of our favourite […]

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Everybody eats. Like death and taxes, it’s one of the certainties of life. But with an increasing global population and rapid (geologically speaking) changes to our climate, traditional food sources are no longer a sure thing. Prices are increasing and pressure on our natural environment is becoming more intense every day. These issues will affect […]

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In his 2015 State of the Union Address, Barack Obama called climate change the “greatest threat to future generations”, and Bill Gates referred to it as “a terrible problem” that “needs to be solved”. Climate change is a serious issue that affects us all. Rising levels of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases in the […]

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In the midst of one of the driest summers in the Canadian Prairies in 68 years of record keeping, water conservation has become a serious issue both here in Canada and around the world. California is four years into the worst drought it’s experienced in centuries, a “megadrought” that could last 30 years, according to […]

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Vancouver Chef Ned Bell is well known for the cutting-edge culinary creations he serves up at the Four Seasons’ Yew Restaurant. In addition to being a celebrated chef, he’s also one of Canada’s most outspoken ambassadors for sustainable seafood. And he’s not just talking the talk, he is walking the walk. Since July, Chef Bell […]