WeatherGoneWild

Weather Gone Wild documentary

Thu Oct 23 @ 8 PM

CBC-TV

Wild weather is going to become more common, and even wilder and more destructive. What we can we do to protect ourselves, our families, and where we live?

CBC Doc Zone documentary WEATHER GONE WILD explores recent extreme weather events and projections of what we can expect.

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Sustainability Month

October is Sustainability Month

October throughout the province

Events are taking place throughout the month and across the province to inspire Manitobans to lead more sustainable lives.

Attend events like talks, book readings, workshops, theatre performances, music concerts, art exhibits, food markets, and more!

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ACU

Thanks Assiniboine Credit Union!

Our bright new website would not have been possible without the generous support from our friends at Assiniboine Credit Union.

... and they don't just help us. They support lots of other sustainability activities thoughout Manitoba.

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TurnYourKey

Idle-Free Zone sign campaign 10-years old

For the last 10 years Manitobans have seen colourful “Healthy Communities Don’t Idle” signs pop up across their province.

You can read all about it in the Fall 2014 issue of the Manitoba Eco Network Eco Journal.

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DavidSuzuki

David Suzuki Blue Dot Tour

Fri Oct 24 @ 7pm Burton Cummings Theatre David Suzuki and a star-studded lineup of performers, artists, and leaders are on a cross-country journey to give all Canadians the right to drink clean water, breathe fresh air, and eat healthy food.

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Fresh veggies

FRESH Stories

Inspiring local stories & videos

Idle Free sign in front of a building

Idle Free Zone signs

Get your Idle Free Zone signs

Climate-Friendly school kids

Climate-Friendly Schools

Tools for schools

News

  • Stop denying, start adapting to global-warming disasters

    Oct 22, 2014 – Winnipeg Free Press

    CBC/Doc Zone film Weather Gone Wild accepts the fact that the frequency of severe weather events is only going to increase. Instead, it focuses on what needs to be done in order to mitigate the damage caused by those “once-in-however-many-hundred-years” storms that seem to have become commonplace events early in the 21st century.

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  • Simushir incident raises concerns over readiness of B.C. emergency services

    Oct 22, 2014 – Globe and Mail

    VANCOUVER – When a Russian cargo ship lost power and dead-drifted off Haida Gwaii for two days, it raised concerns because proposed oil and gas development could soon increase tanker traffic.

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  • Ship carrying 450 tonnes of fuel adrift off B.C. coast

    Oct 17, 2014 – The Globe and Mail
    The 135-metre bulk carrier Simushir hauling bunker and diesel fuel has lost power and is drifting off the B.C. coast toward Haida Gwaii. The Canadian Coast Guard received a call about the vessel at about 11 p.m. Thursday night. The ship, which had been travelling from Everett, Wash., to Russia, is carrying 400 tonnes of bunker fuel and 50 tonnes of diesel fuel.

     

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New on this Site

  • Recent changes on our website…

    We’ve added an inspiring 12-minute video called “Soil Carbon Cowboys“ to our Pasture management page. It shows the success that ranchers in Saskatchewan and North Dakota have had in improving soil carbon, increasing nutritional value of their forage, and improving the moisture handling of their land by using rotational grazing.

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