Thursday, 22 April 2021

Sustainable stories: Environmental headlines for Earth Day

Happy Earth Day: Environmental stories for dog owners, animal lovers, and climate activists

Sustainable stories: Environmental headlines for Earth Day

It's the greenest day of the year- Earth Day! This is the second Earth Day, April 22nd, we've celebrated during the COVID-19 pandemic. It saddens me that a year later Ontario is in worse shape. I hope you find a safe way to do something positive for the planet today. Interested in learning more about living sustainably and fighting climate change? Check out the green headlines on Paws For Reaction! These are the best posts about climate change, pollution, wildlife, the outdoors, and environmental action. 



Happy Earth Day: Environmental stories for dog owners, animal lovers, and climate activists

Eco-friendly dogs

Environmental stories for dog owners. Celebrate the outdoors and protect nature with your fur-family.


Treats for trees! Northern Biscuit has partnered with One Tree Planted to help you and your dog lower your carbon pawprint! The promotion ends April 30th, 2021, so CLICK HERE to find out how to take advantage of it.

Enjoy the great outdoors! This is the MUST-READ comprehensive guide to safe day hiking with your dog. CLICK HERE to learn how to hit the trail with a wagging tail!

Lower your dog's carbon pawprint. Sustainable dog products for eco-friendly pups. CLICK HERE to shop the featured products. 

Celebrate the province's natural beauty. Keira’s top 5 Ontario Provincial Parks she left pawprints in before she crossed the rainbow bridge. CLICK HERE to see Keira's favourite places to explore.

Happy Earth Day: Environmental stories for dog owners, animal lovers, and climate activists


Taking action against climate change

Are you an environmental protector? Interested in climate activism? Learn more about climate activism.


A life-changing experience. Wondering what it's like to become a certified Climate Reality Project Leader and train with Al Gore? CLICK HERE to see what training in Colorado was like for me!

The regular person’s guide to becoming a climate activist. If you don’t think you can help, you’re wrong! CLICK HERE to find out why grassroots organizers and ordinary change-makers are vital to the cause. 


Throwback to a climate change protest. I attended the March for Science in Ottawa on Earth Day 201. CLICK HERE to see the photos. 

Another lockdown Earth Day. Don't let the pandemic stand in the way of your green actions and celebrations. CLICK HERE to find out how to celebrate Earth Day from home! 

Climate facts to keep you informed. Featuring graphics with facts on global warming that you can share. CLICK HERE to check out the Climate Facts series and get the scoop on climate change. 


Trump Talk vs Truth. Remember Donal Trump's attack on environmental protection? In 2017 I fact-checked Trump's Paris Climate Agreement speech- CLICK HERE to get the facts! 

Throwback to a climate protest. I took action at the People's Climate March in 2017. CLICK HERE to see the photos of Ottawa activists who joined the global climate change protest. 

Better Bag Challenge accepted! In 2016 I said NO to plastic bags and never said yes again. CLICK HERE to take the Better Bag Challenge! 

Water is life. End environmental racism in Canada. CLICK HERE to read more about Bill C-230.  


Covid-19 and climate change. Pandemic's positive impacts on pollution were temporary, but damaging effects will be lasting. CLICK HERE to support a green and just pandemic recovery in Canada. 

Happy Earth Day: Environmental stories for dog owners, animal lovers, and climate activists


Eco-entertainment 

Looking to watch or read about the environment on Earth Day? I've got some eco-entertainment tips for you!


Earth Day children's book list. Picture books about climate change for the next generation of environmental activists. CLICK HERE to see the best books to read your child on Earth Day. 

For your green viewing pleasure. Watching documentaries is a great way to learn more about the environment. CLICK HERE to check out my five favourite documentaries about climate change. 

Looking for your next good book? These are my five favourite books about nature and the environment. CLICK HERE to see the book list.

Talking to a climate change denier? There’s an app for that! CLICK HERE to learn more about the Skeptical Science app and let the debunking begin! 


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Save Canada’s environment

What can we do right here at home? Canada's natural resources are beautiful and bountiful, but the way we are living is unsustainable. These are the home-grown environmental stories and actions you need to know about.


Without wetlands, we won't sustain most life. Unsure how you can help preserve our wetlands? CLICK HERE for five ways you can help save Canada's wetlands, without getting wet. 


Growth vs Green. Species at risk in the Greater Golden Horseshoe are set to lose their homes. Ontario greenspace needs your help. CLICK HERE to find out what you can do.


Cleaning the Capital for Earth Day 2021. The City of Ottawa campaign is on hold but litter collection doesn't have to be. CLICK HERE to learn how you can do trash collection in a Covid-safe way. 


What does the environment mean to you? We all have a story from our past about exploring biodiversity. As children, we were inspired but as adults, we are empowered. CLICK HERE to learn how you can help preserve biodiversity. 


Foodprints for the future. Diet change for climate change is one way we can lower carbon emissions. To find out how you can alter your way of eating to save the planet, CLICK HERE


A refillable future. Shop at Terra20 Ottawa to support green consumerism and purchase cleaning products that can be refilled. CLICK HERE to find out about the Eco-bar and other products they have to offer. 


https://www.pawsforreaction.com/2021/03/march-22nd-is-world-water-day-what-does.html


Green guest blogs

The guest blog goes green! These are the environmentally-conscious guest bloggers who have contributed to our green content. 


International guest blog. Agroecology farming in Africa and how it supports sustainability. Climate change and sustainable food production- CLICK HERE to find out more. 


Guest blogging from the Ottawa Valley. This enviro-docu-series is exploring the changing state of Canada's greatest natural landmark; Algonquin Park. CLICK HERE to learn more about the film project. 

https://www.pawsforreaction.com/2021/03/march-22nd-is-world-water-day-what-does.html


Protect the planet from plastic pollution

There's a lot of different ways the planet is suffering from pollution. Plastic pollution may be the most apparent because it's impossible to miss. 


End plastic pollution. Past Earth Day focuses on people and their plastic. To make a change, we need to be aware of how far the plastic pollution problem stretches. CLICK HERE to learn more.


The five R’s of plastic pollution. Why Reduce, Reuse and Recycle aren’t enough. CLICK HERE for tips on living plastic-free. 


Climate in crisis. The history of Earth Day and how the leaders of today have let us down. CLICK HERE to travel to the past and learn what we need to create a better future. 


They are everywhere, even if you don't see them. Microplastics are a big pollution problem. CLICK HERE to learn everything you need to know about microplastic pollution. 

Sustainable stories: Environmental headlines for Earth Day


Saving wildlife and biodiversity

Wildlife species are diminishing and disappearing. We need to make better choices and take action to protect the natural world. 


Wildlife conservation centre profile. Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre is so much more than just a rehabilitation Centre. CLICK HERE to learn more about the centre. 


Wildlife conservation centre profile. Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is a leader in wildlife rehabilitation for over 40 years. CLICK HERE to learn more about the sanctuary. 


Wildlife conservation centre profile. Ottawa Valley Wild Bird Care Centre is the only rehabilitation Centre in the area dedicated exclusively to wild birds. CLICK HERE to learn more about the centre. 


Wildlife conservation centre profile. Rideau Valley Wildlife Sanctuary saves the lives of orphaned animals. CLICK HERE to learn more about the sanctuary. 


The world's oceans connect to Canada. The humpback whale is one of the most beloved creatures exploring our oceans. These are fifteen ways to save the habitat of the humpback whale. CLICK HERE to do your part in saving the oceans.  

Sustainable stories: Environmental headlines for Earth Day


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Happy Earth Day: Environmental stories for dog owners, animal lovers, and climate activists




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