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NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites-Image4
This Feb. 17, 2017, photo shows a Navy P-3 Orion aircraft used for a NASA-led experiment called SnowEx, on an airfield at Peterson Air Force Base in...
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NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

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Business | Feb 24, 2017

Alberta regulator sets heavy oil odour rules

Alberta energy regulator releases rules on heavy oil odours

Canada | Feb 23, 2017

Climate change doubles size of northern lakes

Climate change doubles size of northern lakes, pushes bison off habitat

Canada | Feb 23, 2017

Wildfire federation wants pasture action

Canadian Wildlife Federation wants Ottawa to protect prairie grasslands

SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 29, 2016
Attic insulation should be the highest priority in a home retrofit

Attic insulation should be the highest priority in a home retrofit

When it comes to improving your home's efficiency, you probably think of retrofitting the most visible places first. However,...

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SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 17, 2016
Online audit tool can improve the energy efficiency of your home through retrofits

Online audit tool can improve the energy efficiency of your home through retrofits

Your energy dollars may literally be flying out of your window. However, if you don't know how the energy performance of your...

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Get paid for completing energy-saving retrofits in your home

Get paid for completing energy-saving retrofits in your home

You may have home renovations low on your list of spending priorities, partly due to prohibitive costs. You may also think...

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Aug 26, 2016

6 facts about plastic bottles you probably didn't know

The convenience offered by plastic bottles often overshadows consumer awareness of how many actually end up getting recycled...

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Nathan Howes
Jul 11, 2016

Discovery's 'Made by Destruction' shows how to turn a dead battery into corn

Q&A with Robin Bicknell, 'Made By Destruction' series producer, talks about the inspiration behind the show and the wonderful...

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Nathan Howes
Jun 20, 2016

Grillin' green: Tips for hosting an eco-friendly BBQ

If you’re not mindful of it, barbecues can generate a lot of unnecessary waste and be harmful to the earth and atmosphere.

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by WagJag.com
Jun 15, 2016

Which of these 3 food wasting-habits are you guilty of?

The amount of food waste in Canada is climbing to staggering levels and you can blame it on overbuying, improper storage and...

Metroland Media | 1 Comment | by Nathan Howes
May 19, 2016

Alberta wildfires a grim reminder of potential emergencies in Ontario

While the likelihood of massive wildfires in Ontario is low, the province has seen its share of disasters resulting in mass...

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Nathan Howes
May 19, 2016

How to prepare an emergency kit and evacuation plan

Taking 20 minutes today to prepare a plan and a survival kit may help you evacuate your house quickly and survive for 72...

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Nathan Howes
May 06, 2016

How to start a pollinator-friendly garden

Follow these steps and you can turn your garden or yard into a pollinator paradise from spring to fall.

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Nathan Howes
May 06, 2016

Ontario native plants help pollinators' crucial role in growing province's crops

The best way to help them get it is to plant native flowers, which are low maintenance, require little to no watering once...

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Nathan Howes
Apr 24, 2016

Greening Brant

Community members, scouting groups and County of Brant Community Services volunteers dug in to help Paris District Community...

Brant News | Add Comment | by Colleen Toms
Apr 13, 2016

Local volunteers give fish populations a helping hand

The Metro East Anglers work with the province to raise and care for trout and salmon species.

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Michael Robinson

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