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Environmentalists urge Ontario to abandon $13-billion...

Environmentalists are urging the province to abandon its plans for a $13 billion refurbishment of four nuclear reactors at the Darlington generating station east of Toronto. The groups want the government...

 
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Biopesticide to battle invasive sea lamprey in Great Lakes...

The Great Lakes Fishery Commission says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has registered a sea lamprey mating pheromone it’s hoped can be used in combating the invasive species. Since the 1990s,...

 
 
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Quinte Conservation Concerned about Farmers Losing Valuable...

Quinte Conservation wants to help farmers along the Napanee River who may be losing valuable soil to erosion. Environmental Technician Christine Jennings says, “When the land is farmed right to...

 
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Clock is ticking for eco schools to enter $25,000 contest

The Staples Superpower your School Contest in collaboration with Earth Day Canada challenges students and teachers to “ecovate” Ten publicly-funded schools across the country will each receive $25,000 worth of new...

 
 
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Soil erosion hurting farmers

There are some concerns about erosion of farming land in the Quinte region. Quinte Conservation has released details about how to combat this issue. Spokesperson Jennifer May Anderson says they have noticed...

 
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Recycling Roundup saves $85,000

That’s some good news from your municipal recycling service for 2015. Since asking residents to return their empty wine, beer and spirit bottles to The Beer Store to get their deposit...

 
 
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Federal environment minister optimistic as Paris climate...

The Canadian delegation remains optimistic a deal can be reached at the climate-change conference in Paris with today’s deadline being extended by a day. Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says in...

 
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Climate change is affecting Quinte

You might not be able to see it with the naked eye, but environmental experts say climate change is having an effect on the Quinte Region. A large group gathered at...

 
 
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Adopt an acre of wilderness

Once again Quinte Conservation is offering residents an opportunity to make a symbolic contribution to protect the wilderness. Spokesperson Jennifer May-Anderson says people can adopt an acre of Conservation land to...

 
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Tips for a ‘green’ Christmas

During the season of celebration we need to show extra care for the environment. Christmas doesn’t have to be a burden on the environment. With a little effort and imagination, we...

 
 

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