Posted on August 29, 2014
“Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.” — Th. Dobzhansky, 1973.
Wiley-Blackwell publishes a book series on “Conservation Science and Practice” that gives much insight into conservation, ecosystem restoration, reintroduction biology, population and community ecology, and natural resource management, largely in a multidisciplinary context that includes social and economic considerations.
Posted on February 11, 2014
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With so many mills making ecopaper claims it’s essential that companies promoting sustainable brands choose and use ecopapers that have earned the Environmentally Superior designation from leading environmental organizations.
Posted on October 17, 2012
Bats don't need pesticides or electricity to kill mosquitoes - they only need a nice place to live.
by J. Cates
Bela Lugosi gave them a bad rep. But bats are good pals. They're a natural, all-purpose insecticide, and incredibly efficient at their job. One of the little critters can eat 500 mosquitos in an hour, and thousands in a single night, and they'll help you clear the air around your home with no chemicals and no electric zappers.
Posted on October 10, 2012
Our report on last issue's Footprint Quiz tells you how well you're doing.
by Norberto Rodriquez dela Vega
The Ecological Footprint concept was developed at the University of BC by Dr. William Rees and Dr. Mathis Wackernagel in 1995. It is a representation of how much of the Earth's biologically productive land is required to produce the food we consume, the wood to build our houses, to give room for infrastructure (roads, services and installations), and to assimilate our wastes.
Posted on October 08, 2012
It makes sense to recycle milk containers like other bottles, cans, and juice boxes instead of paying to let them choke the landfills.
by Ann Johnston
Who ever would have expected such a ground swell! In three months, BC's Southern Gulf Islands Recycling Coalition had submitted 19,270 signatures on its "Include Milk" petition to Joyce Murray, Minister of Water, Land and Air Protection. In June, the Coalition from Mayne, Pender, Galiano, Saturna and Saltspring Islands had decided once again to attempt to get containers for milk, and milk substitutes like soya and rice drinks, included under the Beverage Container Deposit Refund Regulation.