A Non-abundance of Birds

The uncomfortable silence of 2.9-billion missing birds ** I usually confine my political or controversial comments to Facebook and face-to-face but this editorial from the 5th October Globe & Mail newspaper says it equally as well, if not better, than I could ... so here are my thoughts written by someone else. The last couple [...]

2019-10-05T15:55:04-04:00Sunday, October 6, 2019|

Calling a spade a spade

A short notice was published a couple of days ago in The Guardian newspaper entitled "Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment". You can read it here:  In essence, they say they will talk about "global heating" rather than global warming and refer to “climate emergency, crisis [...]

2019-05-17T13:49:10-04:00Sunday, May 19, 2019|

Earth Day in Baie-D’Urfé

I got myself involved in organising the town's Earth Day events this year ... and it has gone very successfully. We based ourselves in the Red barn near the lakeshore, the sun shone, free trees given away by the town for gardens got people out (lines were forming shortly after 8:30am to claim the best) in droves. [...]

2016-04-23T12:00:08-04:00Saturday, April 23, 2016|