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Environmental Youth Alliance Rewilding Still Creek: youth-led habitat restoration

Rewilding Still Creek: youth-led habitat restoration

Youth from the Environmental Youth Alliance have been contributing to the ongoing restoration of native habitat along Vancouver and Burnaby’s Still Creek as part of a three year project in ...
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/ climate change
Consider what affects our indoor air quality

Let’s Breathe! – How Indoor Air Affects Our Health

Written by Kim McLeod and Diana Klein We spend approximately 90% of our time indoors so let’s consider the air quality of our indoor spaces and how the air we ...
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/ lifestyle, sustainability
IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

Sixth IPCC Assessment Report

Briefing Notes Sixth IPCC Assessment Report: Implications and Responses Objective To provide an overview of the implications of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report and actions that the Green Technology Education ...
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Climate Education Reform BC – Updates and Next Steps

Republished with permission from CERBC August, 2, 2021 Following the successful launch of our Reform to Transform (R2T) campaign, Climate Education Reform BC has been continuing to further develop and ...
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/ climate change
The Nada Story on World Ocean's Day

The Nada Story on World Ocean’s Day – June 8, 2021

(Re-printed courtesy of Nada Grocery - https://www.nadagrocery.com/ ) As a marine biologist, Nada’s CEO & Co-Founder, Brianne Miller, has witnessed first-hand the devastating impact of plastic on the environment. It’s ...
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Reflections on connecting with wilderness through the practice of wilderness vigils

By Scott Lawrance: Wilderness Vigils Tara Souch and I offer a wilderness solo opportunity each year on a quiet mountain on Salt Spring Island located on the traditional Indigenous territory ...
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/ lifestyle

The Future of Green Technology

By Terry Stone: As a green tech entrepreneur what opportunities do you see a) for summer internships and b) entry level employment in the sector. The future of “Green Tech” ...
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GTEC Canada website blog

Generation Z Goes Electric

By Todd McGowan: Gen Z learners are intelligent, aware of social issues and concerned about the climate crisis….and they can brush their teeth using a mobile phone. They are also ...
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Gavin Phillips and Small Things Add Up

Students from Kalamalka Secondary School in Vernon, BC and Hugh Boyd Secondary School in Richmond, BC are learning more about how electrified transportation can help save the planet in GTEC’s ...
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The Ides of March

By Ross Thrasher Beware the Ides of March! And in Europe, several countries are wary of the AstraZeneca vaccine after some recipients developed blood clots and other medical conditions. A ...
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