Saturday, November 18, 2017

Biodiversity Matters

by Theresa Peluso "The current massive degradation of habitat and extinction of species is taking place on a catastrophically short timescale, and their effects will...

Air Pollution: Exactly what are we breathing?

by Theresa Peluso Take a deep breath. Then think about what you've just inhaled. The air now in your lungs has circulated the Earth many...

The Ontario Municipal Board – Is It Biased?

by Theresa Peluso As the municipality of Mississippi Mills approaches the final stretch in updating our Community Official Plan (COP), most residents feel relief at...

Water: The Stuff of Life

by Theresa Peluso Without clean water, there is no life. Clean water is not necessarily pure water, which is composed solely of hydrogen and oxygen...

Changing how we do transportation in Lanark County

by Theresa Peluso  Making it green, and accessible to everyone Change is coming. The first sign of real change in how we deal with climate change...

Water, water everywhere? Or plastic, plastic everywhere?

Part 2:  Bags and bottles by Theresa Peluso In Part 1 of this topic on how plastic is polluting our rivers, lakes and oceans, I gave...

Debt by a thousand (billion) cups

Part 4:  Money and Our Planet:  How do we squander them?  Let us count the ways by Theresa Peluso In my October column I said that...

Water, water everywhere? Or Plastic, plastic everywhere?

Part 1:  the big picture by Theresa Peluso Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1798 This stanza...

Environmentalists – defying stereotypes

by Theresa Peluso What do poets, saints, teenagers, old women, politicians, housewives, scientists, cowboys and Indians, fishermen, farmers, lawyers, and artists have in common?  Read...

Thriving – sustainably – in the long term:  Following Aurora’s example

by Theresa Peluso In Part 2 of my series of articles on sustainable development, I elaborated on Mississippi Mills' wealth of natural and social capital. ...
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