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2015-03-24  |  Anonymous

Written in Niagara at Large, this piece by John Bacher highlights the detrimental effects of urban sprawl on wildlife and ecosystems in Niagara, such as habitat fragmentation and genetic uniformity. The article also serves as a platform to urge Ontario residents, specifically around Lake Ontario and the Golden Horseshoe, to engage in the 2015 Greenbelt Review and help prevent forms of urbanization which are fatal to wildlife. Read article here.

 

Come to the Town Hall nearest you. Bring your friends.  Air your views. Your voice is important!

For more information on the Review and ways to participate go to: http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/Page10882.aspx  (or the MMAH website)

For more information...

2015-03-23  |  Anonymous

 

For more information on the Review and ways to participate go to:

http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/Page10882.aspx  (or the MMAH website)

For more information on our wonderful Greenbelt: http://www.greenbelt.ca/

For studies on some of the threats facing our Greenbelt:

http://greenbeltunderthreat.ca/

2015-03-23  |  Anonymous

Written in Niagara At Large, Sierra Club’s John Bacher talks about how outdated planning studies are guiding development in Niagara Region and the significance of updating these plans to ensure protection of important wildlife and biodiversity in these areas.  Read the article here.

2015-03-20  |  Webmaster

On behalf of the Sierra Club family, we are all very saddened by the loss of our friend, colleague, and activist, Andrew Chisholm, and extend our condolences to his family and friends.

The world would be a better place with more people like Andrew Chisholm out there.


Related: Bill C-51 and a dear friend's wisdom, Bennett Blog, March 17, 2015

2015-03-19  |  Carrie Saxifrage

Everyone loves a good story. Stories create social meaning and satisfy our imaginations. According to research compiled in George Marshall’s book Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change, we need to tell more stories to inspire people to climate action. Facts and data influence our analytical minds, but our emotional minds make the decisions. Stories motivate our emotional minds.

In my new book, The Big Swim, climate facts weave through wild adventure of many kinds. Marshall’s book didn’t exist when I wrote it, but my writing group led me to the same place: tell stories full of emotional meaning.

Here are some suggestions based on Marshall’s book and my experience that could help you...

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