The Ethics of Ecosystem Restoration

This years Canadian Environment Week theme is ecosystem restoration, as such, we wrote a brief article discussing the ethical questions involved with ecosystem restoration. Ecosystem restoration refers to the process of intentional human interference with an ecosystem’s current state to assist in the recovery and management of the ecosystem to its previous state – beforeContinue reading “The Ethics of Ecosystem Restoration”

Natural Heritage Systems: The Economic Benefits of Protecting Ontario’s Natural Resources

This article focuses on Natural Heritage Systems, what they are, they are important, and how they are beneficial to our economy & livelihoods. Background A Natural Heritage System (NHS) is a network of interconnected natural features and areas, such as wetlands, woodlands, valleylands, watercourses, significant wildlife habitat, and areas of natural and scientific interest (ANSIs).Continue reading “Natural Heritage Systems: The Economic Benefits of Protecting Ontario’s Natural Resources”