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Riverdancers, ON Nature, Fall 2020

Riverdancers Fall 2020

The playful behaviour of river otters has long enchanted animal lovers. But researchers continue to wonder about what drives these creatures’ curious antics.

Green Giants, ON Nature Fall 2020

Green GiantsFall 2020

Old growth forests are unique ecosystems that are not renewable. So why does the provincial government continue to allow them to be logged with impunity?

A Trail of Destruction, ON Nature Fall 2020

A Trail of DestructionFall 2020

The spread of invasive goldfish is threatening Ontario’s lake habitat and squeezing out native fish. Can these abandoned family pets be kept from running wild?


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ON Nature magazine is an award-winning quarterly that brings readers closer to nature by exploring Ontario’s natural species and spaces, and providing insight on pressing conservation issues.

ON Nature’s contributors include award-winning journalists and photographers and experienced conservationists. The magazine is published by the one of the province’s leading environmental organizations, Ontario Nature

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Procter and Gamble Ontario forests/toilet paper Action Alert graphic, tree stumps with toilet paper rolls on top, a healthy forest stripped bare to be used as toilet paper
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Procter & Gamble

American paper product companies must be more responsible with their use of Ontario’s forests. Call on Procter & Gamble to protect the habitat of species at risk, purchase from companies that obtain Free, Prior and Informed Consent from Indigenous people, increase the amount of post-consumer recycled content, and source from FSC-certified forests. 

Protected Places Declaration

Sign the declaration to show you care about protected places and ask the governments of Ontario and Canada to meet the commitment to protect at least 17 percent of lands and inland waters by 2020.

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Ontario’s Bats Summer 2006

As the only flying mammals in the world bats make an impressive claim to fame. Eight species of these nocturnal creatures live in Ontario.

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Root of TemptationSummer 2018

Once Canada’s second-biggest export, wild American ginseng is increasingly rare today as poachers track it down for its valuable root. So why are conservation measures lagging?

2019 National Magazine Awards, Finalist for Short Feature Writing

Grassland Birds and Farming Feature Article

The Cutting EdgeSpring 2016

When it comes to grassland birds, farmers are the greatest hope for their preservation. Here’s how some enterprising growers are combining nature protection with making a living.

2017 National Magazine Awards, Silver for Short Feature Writing

Light Pollution Feature Article Spread

Blinded By the LightSummer 2017

Artificial light is a pollutant, affecting habitat and health of all plants and creatures – including humans. Why the night must be brought back.

2018 National Magazine Awards, Finalist for Short Feature Writing

 

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