In today’s news Federal and provincial programs to cut greenhouse gas emissions won’t even get Canada half of the way toward meeting the reduction targets that have been set for 2020. To read the full article from the Toronto Star, click here.
The National Geographic Society has been around for over a century now, and is only getting better with age. If you haven’t already checked out National Geographic’s amazing website, please do so, NOW. National Geographic brings you incredible and comprehensive news stories as well as photography from around the world on topics like the environment, animals, travel and adventure. Here are the top headlines this week:
- Best Environmental Photos of 2011
- Nigeria’s Solar Projects Yield Both Failure and Success
- Ten Least Crowded Places in the World
- The Impact of Seafood
- New Shark-Fin Pictures Reveal Ocean “Strip Mining”
The photo above is the overall winning picture, entitled “Homeless” by Chan Kwok Hung, showing two children in a scrapyard in Nepal.
National Geographic also has a Green Guide, featuring articles on how to improve your sustainability in your home, transportation methods, buying food and more. Check out the Green Guide Quizzes to see if you are up on your green facts!