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tree touch A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Study suggests urban tree loss leads to increased mortality.
From the Victories Celebration to raw olive oil, here are A\J's favourite moments and discoveries at the 2013 Green Living Show.
Earth Day birthday cake. A\J Alternatives Journal.
A\J staff Emily, Michael, Julie and Anežka share their tales of outdoor activity on foot and by bike. Emily pledges to take action politically as well as personally.
traffic jam A\J Alternatives Journal transit
Canada continues to cut VIA rail budget while Ontario cities implement light rail systems.
natural skincare A\J Alternatives Journal DIY
A\J staff Emily, Eric, Megan and Nicole weigh in on the second week of Act for the Planet challenges, including DIY sunscreen, clothing swaps and more!
Hundreds of sustainability leaders will celebrate progress at Sustainable Waterloo Region’s 4th Annual Evening of Recognition.
Would you cut down a tree to put up a solar panel?
Plant a pollinator-friendly garden this spring to support your local farms and protect food security.
EcoMentors and the ROM team up for the Earth Month Youth Forum: join the chorus of 250 excited voices on April 27.
More must-see highlights from this weekend's event in Toronto.
students at international development conference A\J Alternatives Journal
A uWaterloo student-run conference explores public-private partnerships in international development.
blackout night candles save energy A\J Alternatives Journal
A\J staff Emily, Laura and Semini weigh in on the first week of Act for the Planet challenges, which are all about greening your home life.
Slowing climate change starts with you!
Woman checking the ingredients in beauty products. Alternatives Journal.
Third in our toxins series: a short history of petrochemicals in personal care products.
ClimateActionWR community forum on a local climate action plan.
ClimateActionWR here in Waterloo Region offers a useful model for mitigating climate change on a regional level.
Awarding up to $20,000, program will take First Nations traditional knowledge into account.
Students are making spaces at universities to practice what they preach in terms of food and environmentalism.
London Stadium - Alternatives Journal A\J Sustainability Athletics
The London Olympics promised to be the most sustainable Olympics ever. What's the final score?
April is Earth Month, the perfect time to up the eco-ante! Here's what A\J is up to – and what you can do.
Bubbles in ice - Alternatives Journal A\J Renewable Energy
Could new developments with methane hydrates in Japan threaten renewables – and any chance of mitigating global warming?
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