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Dressed Not to Chill

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Don’t just insulate your house –insulate yourself Every year, nearly five tonnes of climate-wrecking CO2 flies out of the chimney of the average Manitoba home. Most of that carbon goes to keeping us warm. That’s…

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Head Stuck in the Tar Sands

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Shutting down Canada’s prized Experimental Lakes Area is latest atrocity in Harper Government’s war on evironmental science Clean water is the lifeblood of the planet. Whether you like to go to the beach, are concerned about…

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Family Tree? Literally

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Green burial comes in many shapes and sizes Family tree, anyone? Literally. Paying your respects to loved ones interred at the base of a tree is one of many “green burial” options today that let…

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Sushi is Wrecking the Planet

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Sushi is wrecking the planet. It may sound like hyperbole, but unfortunately it is not. While this popular repast is not alone in the endeavour, stated plainly, sushi is one of the most environmentally damaging…

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Sacred Economics

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Sacred Economics: Money, Gift and Society in the Age of Transition By Charles Eisenstein EVOLVER EDITIONS, 2011 Paperback, 496 pages, $25.95 Reviewed by MIRIAM KNIGHT “What is it about money that makes it the enemy of…

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Food Label Follies

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If you’re a devout food label reader, you might want to take this news sitting down. Routine testing by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency suggests that nearly 60 percent of packaged foods in Canada have…

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