Nature

Habitat - Issue 9NatureNature - Hibernation - 10Sustainability

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Hot Take

The earth beneath us has been used for heating and cooling our dwellings since ancient Roman times. Now, geothermal energy is being used for heating and...

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Wintergreen

Why do conifers keep their needles? How are the trees “evergreen” even in the coldest winters? All leaves have stomata: pore-like structures that absorb...

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Good Bye, Blobby

A toxic spill near Randle Reef, lovingly nicknamed Blobby by the media, is saying its final good night. Cozily tucked in between sheet pile walls, the most...

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Bedroom Communities

A bedroom community, by definition, is a suburban town whose residents are composed of many commuters among the home-owning population. The name refers to the...

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MigrationNatureNature - Migrate - 11Sustainability

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Harvesting Time

Seeds are held close to the heart in many of the cultures Indigenous to Turtle Island. This is certainly true for the Iroquoian societies of the Lower Great...

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Where the Wild Things Go

Believe it or not, Hamilton Harbour is home to a diverse fish community. It sustains at least 45 species, and perhaps more surprisingly to some, the fish...

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Arriving at the Anthropocene

Sky water. It needs no fence. Nations come and go without defiling it. It is a mirror which no stone can crack, whose quicksilver will never wear off, whose...

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Bearing South

When people think of black bears, they think of Northern Canada and deep forests. These majestic mammals are a symbol of the great outdoors. Anyone who has...

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To What May I Lichen Thee?

If you have been to Mount Nemo, or just about any park in Ontario, you have probably noticed that many of the trees and rocks are coated with a white, pale...

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Way to Goat

There are a number of ways to deal with invasive plant species—from spraying them with chemicals to covering them with a tarp to wrenching them out of the...

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