On Wednesday, February 19th, 2020, Alternatives Media and Western University's Centre for Environment and Sustainability will be hosting a FREE ...Read More
Going meatless one day a week has numerous benefits; affecting your health, wallet and the environment positively! On Tuesday 11th February, join ...Read More
History tends to repeat itself, and this has shown to be no different for COP25. In Madrid, arguably more failures than successes came out of the ...Read More
Alternatives Media and Western CES painting downtown Kitchener green with a FREE ‘green painting’ workshop event! ...Read More
During the month of February, Alternatives Media Inc. and its brands, A\J and ENV, deliver an interactive learning exhibit in collaboration with the ...Read More
Does the new and unprecedented climate crisis demand a new and innovative solution? Are the two billion trees to be planted by 2030 as proposed by the ...Read More
If you’re one of the many people who would love to compost but hate the smell and added effort that comes with a green bin program, you might be in ...Read More
Spotlight on: Waterloo Federation of Agriculture
The Waterloo Federation of Agriculture represents the local community and advocates for farm families in the Region of Waterloo on local agricultural
Spotlight on: Waterloo Region Greens
All five Waterloo Region Green Party associations together form the Waterloo Region Greens. These associations include Waterloo,
The ENV Recap: Australia Bushfires
The ENV Recap is a weekly roundup of top environmental headlines. This week's headlines: Australia's bushfires rage on Prince William
For most of us this past year, staying on top of environmental coverage was rather grim. Our oceans are polluted, our forests are on fire and our ice ...Read More
Spotlight on: Youth Action on Climate Change
Youth Action on Climate Change is a community incubator for young environmental leaders.
As families and friends come together for the holiday season, the usual partisan (and generally benign) debates about sports and politics will fill ...Read More
Spotlight on: Kindness Kangaroo Project
The Kindness Kangaroo project empowers school-aged children to become authors, illustrators and storytellers.
Are electric planes the future?— The ENV Recap, Dec 13
The ENV Recap is a weekly roundup of top environmental headlines.
The holidays are right around the corner. If you participate in gift-giving, you may be wondering how to give eco-friendly gifts that don’t break ...Read More
Are carbon offsets that good? — ENV Explains
Carbon offsets are an increasingly popular way of reducing an individual or business' carbon footprint.
Climate emergency has been declared 2019’s Oxford Word of the Year. Oxford’s Word of the Year is a word or expression that through usage ...Read More
Spotlight on: Functional Health Institute
Human and environmental health are inseparable, says Satdip Binning, founder of the Functional Health Institute. Instead of healing isolated
The ENV recap: Dec 6, 2019
The ENV recap looks at top environmental headlines from the week. This week: The UN announced this decade as the hottest on record. Climate
Humans can be heroes. But humans also caused the mess in the first place. ...Read More
Spotlight on: Extinction Rebellion, KW Chapter
This week’s spotlight is on the Kitchener-Waterloo chapter of Extinction Rebellion. Extinction Rebellion is an international environmental
Two protests, one goal
Two forms of climate protest took place in Waterloo last Friday. There was a climate strike at Waterloo Town Square, which included a rally, march
Ministers for the Ontario government say they want cleaner air and less smog for Ontarians. A new emissions testing program for the heavy ...Read More
How effective is #TeamTrees?
Youtuber MrBeast recently announced that he was launching #TeamTrees, a campaign that aims to plant 20 million trees by January 2020. In doing
Can music help save the planet?
Earlier this month, ENV Media visited the Causerie in Kitchener to see the singer-songwriter duo Erso debut their new album of the same name.
Is Greta Thunberg a time traveller? The ENV Recap
This week's headlines include the Ford government spent 230 million dollars on renewable energy cancellations, Coldplay pauses tours due to
ENV Features: Harley-Davidson LiveWire
Earlier this month ENV Media ventured to Blackbridge Harley-Davidson to check out their brand new electric motorcycle, the LiveWire.
ENV Spotlight: The city of Waterloo declares a climate emergency
The city of Waterloo officially declared a climate emergency at Monday’s finance and strategic planning committee meeting. Waterloo
The ENV Recap for November 15, 2019: Arctic, Amazon and Arctic (again)
This week's episode looks at flooding in Venice, Arctic oil drilling, an Amazon climate conference and trapped microplastics.
Adopting a sustainable diet can not only help mitigate the climate crisis, but can also improve your health. ...Read More
ENV Features: Chemical valley toxic tour
We went to the Aamjiwnaang first nation for the 2019 Toxic tour, where we explored the massive petrochemical industry in and around the reserve. And
The ENV Recap for November 8th, 2019 : Carbon emissions, COP25 and Climate science
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The ENV Recap For October 25th: Beetle and burning
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ENV Features: Montreal Climate Strike
We were on the ground in Montreal for the climate strike on September 21st that saw over 500,000 People take to the streets. One of which was Greta
ENV Recap For October 16th: Air pollution, Arrests, and Advance voting
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Electric vehicles are hot on the market — but how do they fare on your wallet? ...Read More
The ENV Recap for October 11th, 2019: Protests, Precipitation, and Power outages
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The ENV Recap for October 4th, 2019: Tuna, Toronto and Thunberg
News headlines this week https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/03/booming-demand-for-tuna-driving-unsustainable-level-of-fishing-report
Canada’s main climate strike took place in Montreal last Friday. Organizers estimate that half a million people were at the rally that filled the ...Read More
The ENV Recap: Earthship
We visit Terrylynn Brant to learn about the Earth Ship she is currently constructing.
In the shadow of the hurricane
In the shadow of the hurricane is a short documentary about the effects of climate change on coastal Louisiana and its Indigenous people. The
On a beautiful stretch of green fields and trees on the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve, two rounded structures stand out from the landscape of ...Read More
In an attempt to spur government action on climate change, a group of climate activists in Quebec have taken legal action against the federal ...Read More
When you think about advocating for the environment, you might think about people chanting with protest signs. But one group of people in Waterloo ...Read More
As climate concerns continue to rise alongside increasing energy demands, renewable power is becoming an important and much needed resource. Wind ...Read More
Students and youth across the world recognize that the climate crisis threatens our existence. University students in particular are in a unique and ...Read More
How can I consider myself a “real environmentalist” if I’m not keeping up with the issues and solutions being discussed in the world around me? ...Read More
The ENV Recap : Are environmental charities partisan?
A\J takes a look at the recent warning issued to environmental charities by Elections Canada