Tags: canada

Why it’s important to protect the Boreal Forest

Today on Care2, I watched this short but very informative video about the Canadian Boreal Forest. I realize that not everyone thinks like me and protecting something because it is part of nature isn’t always descriptive enough. By protecting one place or species, like the Boreal Forest, you are protecting so much more. This video […]

My favorite place of all the places I’ve been: Awenda

I’ve been meaning to share Awenda with all of you for quite some time, so when Brandi of Not Your Average Ordinary asked me if I’d write about my “sanctuary” on NYAO, I jumped at the opportunity. It’s actually very fitting with where I am today (literally) because I just took a bike ride along […]

Monday morning (not on Tuesday, baby!)

This song by Canadian singer Melanie Fiona always makes me like Mondays just a little more with each listen. I’ve noticed that I like Mondays these days more so than usual. I haven’t had “a case of the Mondays” in a looong time! How do you feel about Mondays? I haven’t listened to many more […]

Protect the largest forest in the world: the Boreal Forest

The Boreal Forest of Canada is the largest intact forest in the world with over 175 million acres and trees that have been growing for 300 years! A year ago, the leaders of the forest companies, the Forest Products Association of Canada, and nine environmental organizations signed the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA), the largest […]

It’s way past time for Canada to end the seal hunt

The annual Canadian seal hunt is the issue I care most about and strive the hardest to put to an end. Maybe it’s because seals were my very first favorite animal as a child and most likely because I’m Canadian (among other places, but Canada has always been my favorite… it’s where I spent my […]