Oh Sweet Canada! Canucks Vote on Best Bird

10,000 Birds

The contest: Canada’s national bird. Five candidates made the final cut: Common Loon , Snowy Owl , Gray Jay , Black-capped Chickadee , and of course, Canada Goose , like the specimen above photographed by Daniel D’Auria and posted on Wikimedia Commons.

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Canada’s National Bird: And the Winner Is …

10,000 Birds

Those of you who have been waiting with bated breath for the past few months in anticipation can finally exhale: Canada has a new national bird. To attain the top spot, the Gray Jay beat out contenders such as the Common Loon , Snowy Owl , Canada Goose , and Black-capped Chickadee.

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Submission Call for "My Canada" Anthology

The Alien Next Door

IOWI has sent out a submission call for its anthology "My Canada", an anthology devoted to stories, poems, articles and images about Canada. Canada’s symbols are influenced by natural, historical and Aboriginal sources. No Canada-bashing.

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5 great green hotels in Canada

Green Traveler Guides

| Greening in Canada | When it comes to traveling, people who have sustainable lifestyles might think that they have to leave their green practices at home and tolerate an overwhelming amount of wasted resources when staying at a hotel.

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Canada adopts UK’s Green Tourism Programme

Green Traveler Guides

A highly successful, Scotland-based model for certifying sustainable tourism businesses is to be rolled out across Canada. GreenStep Solutions, based in Kelowna, British Columbia, is now the new face of Green Tourism Canada after forming an international partnership with. Canada adopts UK’s Green Tourism Programme is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Eyes and Ears: Indigenous Guardians steward Canada’s lands and waters

Conservancy Talk

The Gitanyow Lax’yip Guardians are one of many Indigenous-led stewardship groups across Canada that are highlighted in TNC Canada’s new Indigenous Guardians Toolkit. That is why TNC Canada has made support of Indigenous Guardians programs central to its conservation strategy.

Oh, Canada! A Few of My Favourite Things.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture WAYLON: Today Only Canada Canada Day comedy famous Canadians music tv(PS: Sorry about Nickelback, Celine and the Biebs).

Ontario: Canada’s green wine country

Green Traveler Guides

It’s high time to visit Canada’s green wine country. Ontario: Canada’s green wine country is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Canada North America Ontario Wine country green wine Green Wine News green wine tourism| Green Wine News |.

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Why We Should Think Twice Before Celebrating Canada Day.

Elephant Journal

Every July 1st when Canada Day rolls around, I feel happy and grateful—but also sad.

Another Canada Goose Cull

10,000 Birds

Nackawic, New Brunswick, Canada will cull up to 250 Canada Geese that are leaving too many droppings on the waterfront. This story broke just in time for Canada Day too… a. Asides

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At least no one said 'Canada'

Environmental Economics

I randomly take attendance in my Intro class (for exam bonus points).    Today, to record attendance, and for fun, under the guise of 'current events are important,' I asked the class to put their name on a sheet of paper and list three countries in which the U.S. has active military engagements--that is, fighting.    A few random (cherry-picked) responses: South Africa. Denmark. North Korea. Japan. China. Vietnam. Liberia. Africa. Middle East. Lebanon. Seria.

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Cooper’s Hawk Eating a Road-Killed Canada Goose

10,000 Birds

I had no luck finding any “good” geese or the blackbird, but I was fortunate enough to come upon a Cooper’s Hawk that had found a very big meal to enjoy, a road-killed Canada Goose.

Canada is Sorry. ~ Renée Picard

Elephant Journal

Birding a Flock of Canada Geese

10,000 Birds

Canada Geese are a nuisance. It is not the fault of Canada Geese that they have become a trash bird. New York City has famously taken to catching and gassing Canada Geese so it is actually getting difficult to find decent-sized flocks of the birds in Brooklyn and Queens.

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Too Many Canada Geese in the Dakotas?

10,000 Birds

They are upping the bag limit to try to keep Canada Geese in check. Asides

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Bridging the Gap: Strengthening Community Conservation in Canada and Africa

Conservancy Talk

I was there to see how I could apply strategies around leadership training and network development from the ALN to our work in Canada and in the Emerald Edge to support and strengthen Indigenous led conservation.

Love Your Lentils Canada competition launches May

Green (Living) Review

Vote for your favourites, Canada. SASKATOON, SK, May 2, 2013 – Canadian Lentils in partnership with Chef Michael Smith announced today the Love Your Lentils Canada competition, which challenges home chefs and food bloggers to develop and adapt recipes that could become a new favourite for family mealtime. "I love lentils and I''m thrilled that we grow the best in the world right here in Canada!"

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Ontario, Canada, Goes Coal-Free

Sierra Club Compass

Today Ontario, Canada, is showcasing a path for a world working to prevent runaway climate change. Today, Ontario retired their last coal-fired power plant.

Canada clamps down on criticism of Israel

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Canada, in an affront to free speech, government committee declares that criticism of Israel should be considered anti-Semitic.

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How the United States & Canada can Avoid Cooking our Planet.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Editor's Picks Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Canada climate change lobbyists oil politics tobacco U.S.But there are solutions. Scientists say that half of the industrial carbon emissions have been released since 1988. It is clear that such things as.

Air Canada Pilot Diverts Flight to Save Freezing Dog


An Air Canada pilot is being credited with saving a dog’s life by diverting a Toronto-bound flight from Tel-Aviv after the plane’s cargo area suffered a heating malfunction. The pooch in Read More The post Air Canada Pilot Diverts Flight to Save Freezing Dog appeared first on Ecorazzi.

No, Canada – There is No Ethical Oil

Green Prophet

A Canadian lobbying group is claiming that Canada’s oil is somehow more “ethical” than Saudi Arabian oil because the Saudis don’t just destroy the climate we evolved to live in but also abuse women’s rights.

Camel Meat Catching on in Canada

Green Prophet

Emiratis are addicted to Canada’s premier doughnut chain, Tim Horton’s. Food & Health camel meat Canada exotic meatsToronto eateries now offer camel burgers and kangaroo kebabs.

Now Canada Muzzles Climate Science Cheney/Bush-Style

Green Prophet

A student researcher at the University of Toronto has exposed a draconian shut-down of climate science in Canada. This is a first for Canada - an advanced democracy, but a democracy that has the resource-curse of vast oil sands potential.

Chevy Volt Coming to Canada in 2012

Eco Auto Ninja

The 2012 Chevrolet Volt electric car will finally be available in seven major markets across Canada this fall, with the starting price of $41,545. “The Chevrolet Volt is an award winner, with leading technology recognized as the only electric vehicle that can meet all your driving needs,” said Kevin Williams, president and managing director at GM Canada. Electric 2012 chevrolet volt canada chevy volt

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Anything But Conservative: Environmental Destruction in Canada. ~ Linda V. Lewis

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Canada caribou conservative deforestation democratic environmental destruction land And Canadians, please adopt Newfoundland’s ABC cry in our next election—vote Anything But Conservative!

Canada Refuses to Renew Kyoto Agreement

Sustainability Ninja

In the first Kyoto Agreement in 1997, Canada was one of the signers. However, Canada had declared that they are no longer renewing their participation with the Kyoto agreement when the same expires on 2012. Canada has seemingly prioritized economic sustainability. Canada is one of the most polluting nations that produces significant amount of greenhouse gases. Eco News kyoyo agreement canada

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Canada’s biggest indie hotel chain launches ‘Delta Greens’

Green Traveler Guides

Canada ’s largest independent hotel chain has challenged its 8,000+ employees at its 46 properties is “to rethink everything we do to create positive, long-term environmental change.&# Canada’s biggest indie hotel chain launches ‘Delta Greens’ is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Canada Hotels News Delta HotelsWant to know how Delta Hotels and Resorts ’ new environmental sustainability program is going? You can track it online.

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Canada Engages in Massive Climate Modification Program

Green Home Blog

The only thing more disturbing than Canada’s environmental about-face – pushed through by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper during former President George W. However, it is unlikely that the international organization will levy fines or censure Canada, especially if the 100-square- kilometer bloom (6,214 square miles) performs as intended, absorbing atmospheric carbon dioxide and then sinking to the bottom of the ocean in imitation of nature’s own carbon sequestration techniques.

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Canada can’t Save Us. Only We Can.

Elephant Journal

Things like this happen and then a lot of people talk about leaving the country. The Canadian immigration website crashed last night from getting overloaded with too much traffic. Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood Canadian immagration change election escapism immigration leave the country Now what? President Trump

A Flush of Hope: Meet Canada’s Fresh-Faced New Leader.

Elephant Journal

I felt a flush of hope and relief last night as I'm sure much of Canada did as the Liberals stole the show. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) WAYLON: Today Only Canada Federal election Justin Trudeau Liberals politics

Canada Dropping Dairy with the First Vegan Ice Cream Storefront


Thankfully for vegans in Vancouver, the first dairy-free creamery in Canada has opened! Ice cream cravings are not to be taken lightly. Nice Vice Creamery knows that going dairy free shouldn’t mean sacrificing everyone’s favourite cold treat.

Canada Bans Gestation Crates for Pregnant Pigs


Canada has taken a step in the kinder direction for pigs this week: they''ve banned the use of gestation crates for pregnant sows. Read More The post Canada Bans Gestation Crates for Pregnant Pigs appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

Rocker Bif Naked Joins the #BeCrueltyFree Canada Campaign


Canadian rock star Bif Naked is the latest celeb to support the #BeCrueltyFree campaign for a federal ban on cosmetics animal testing in Canada. The singer is joining a long list Read More The post Rocker Bif Naked Joins the #BeCrueltyFree Canada Campaign appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Canada’s Greensoil Invests in Israel Cleantech

Green Prophet

Greensoil, an investment firm from Canada will fund Israeli agritech companies with a reported $12 million. Cash from Canada will be funding clean technology companies in Israel.

Canada Cuts UNESCO Funds Based on US Law

Green Prophet

Voluntary funding to support nature and ancient cities is thinned even more as Canada cuts its funding to UNESCO. Business & Politics Travel & Nature Canada Israel Israel-Palestinian conflict Palestine UNESCO United Nations US Yemen

Dear Canada: I Folk’ing Love You. ~ Andie Britton-Foster

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today — Inspiring (Wow) Canada folk gabrielle papillon heart warming music I met Gabrielle on a windy day. I was working at a music bar in Peterborough, and she was performing an afternoon show with some friends.

Laura Vandervoort Calls on Canada to #BeCrueltyFree


The Canadian actress joins a long list of celebs, including Kristin Bauer, Leona Lewis and Read More The post Laura Vandervoort Calls on Canada to #BeCrueltyFree appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Is Canada Very Green?

Eco Friendly Daily

Despite having a relatively small population – along with plenty of hydroelectric sources of energy and a large environmentally savvy contingent – Canada has a large ecological impact. Using data from Statistics Canada, the authors subdivided households by income.

Pamela Anderson Wants Canada to Change ‘Archaic’ Animal Transport Laws


Pamela Anderson took to her Twitter last night to decry Canada’s animal transport regulations in light of a damning undercover investigation by Mercy for Animals Canada. The animal activist (and Canadian) Read More The post Pamela Anderson Wants Canada to Change ‘Archaic’ Animal Transport Laws appeared first on Ecorazzi.