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Read the latest environmental news articles, issues and policies from Perth County and the world around us.
NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites-Image4
This Feb. 17, 2017, photo shows a Navy P-3 Orion aircraft used for a NASA-led experiment called SnowEx, on an airfield at Peterson Air Force Base in...
Feb 21, 2017 | Add Comment

NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

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Business | Feb 24, 2017

Alberta regulator sets heavy oil odour rules

Alberta energy regulator releases rules on heavy oil odours

Canada | Feb 23, 2017

Climate change doubles size of northern lakes

Climate change doubles size of northern lakes, pushes bison off habitat

Canada | Feb 23, 2017

Wildfire federation wants pasture action

Canadian Wildlife Federation wants Ottawa to protect prairie grasslands

Ontario | Jan 12, 2017
Tires

Former executives in Ontario’s tire recycling program charged with alleged theft of ‘eco fees’

Perminder Kandola, the Ontario Tire Stewardship’s former CFO, is facing two charges for “failing to pay into the fund...

OurWindsor.Ca | by Moira Welsh
SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 29, 2016
Attic insulation should be the highest priority in a home retrofit

Attic insulation should be the highest priority in a home retrofit

When it comes to improving your home's efficiency, you probably think of retrofitting the most visible places first. However,...

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SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 17, 2016
Online audit tool can improve the energy efficiency of your home through retrofits

Online audit tool can improve the energy efficiency of your home through retrofits

Your energy dollars may literally be flying out of your window. However, if you don't know how the energy performance of your...

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Nov 17, 2016

Get paid for completing energy-saving retrofits in your home

You may have home renovations low on your list of spending priorities, partly due to prohibitive costs. You may also think...

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Oct 18, 2016

Carbon Footprint Initiative holds kickoff

NORTH PERTH – A local group of concerned community stakeholders is taking a serious look at climate change and what each of...

Listowel Banner | Add Comment | by Andrew Smith
Oct 11, 2016

Is creating a reusable coffee cup a planet saver or a mug's game? Wells

One expert estimated that the plastic liner of a paper coffee cup could take about 30 years to break down. Something needs to...

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Jennifer Wells
Sep 26, 2016

Province considering 600 requests to remove Greenbelt land

Environmentalists concerned that any loss of land could compromise the 1.8-million-acre protected area around the Greater...

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Alex Ballingall
Sep 20, 2016

How many Starbucks execs does it take to make a recyclable cup?: Wells

There have been ‘cup summits’ and a declared quest for the coffee kingdom’s Holy Grail, accompanied by little pioneering...

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Jennifer Wells
Sep 09, 2016

Muskoka named #1 for Canadian fall colours

Muskoka is once again taking the top spot in natural beauty. A listicle posted to the Huffington Post on Sept. 8 titled...

Huntsville Forester | Add Comment | by Roland Cilliers
Sep 07, 2016

What's making that buzzing sound in Toronto's trees?

You might be wondering what is making that strange buzzing sound in the trees in Toronto. It’s a Dog-day...

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Aug 30, 2016

Nature-lovers upset by Toronto and Region Conservation Authority decision to drain Scarborough wetland

By draining a wetland in Scarborough’s Rouge Park this spring, the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority fatally...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment | by Mike Adler
Aug 26, 2016

6 facts about plastic bottles you probably didn't know

The convenience offered by plastic bottles often overshadows consumer awareness of how many actually end up getting recycled...

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Nathan Howes
Aug 04, 2016

Muskoka photographer part of Canada’s Golden Hour project

BRACEBRIDGE – Watching the fog roll in under a golden sky, Helen Grose knew she had photographed a beautiful Muskoka dawn.

Bracebridge Examiner | Add Comment | by Samantha Beattie

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