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Wind wars

Wind wars

How we can live with turbines without wrecking the wilderness. By Anne Bell Illustration by Marco Cibola   Nature conservationists and green-energy advocates, so often allies in the battle to preserve the natural world, are finding themselves in opposition to each other on an increasingly important issue: the spread of wind farms across the province […]

A bigger, better Greenbelt

A bigger, better Greenbelt

by Anne Bell Ontario’s Greenbelt, covering 728,000 hectares of land that surrounds the Golden Horseshoe, may become even larger. The provincial government has been holding public meetings seeking input on draft criteria to expand the Greenbelt. These criteria will allow for input from community members and organizations in response to proposed expansions, and will ensure […]