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My Water Acknowledgement (by Laura Gilbert)

If you’re familiar with Thomas Berry’s work, you’ll know where his passion for protecting our planet started. He explains that when he was a young boy, there was a meadow close to the place he called home. To him, this meadow represented all that was good and all […]

The Innovative Ideas for Environmentalism initiative: Working together to explore environmental topics (By Gabriel Yahya Haage)

As one of my internships, I had the opportunity to develop and run an initiative entitled “Innovative Ideas for Environmentalism.” This was done under the ECOLE Project (https://www.ecoleproject.com/) organization, in Montreal. The “Innovative Ideas for Environmentalism” initiative had as its mandate to bring together students from widely different […]

Water Friendship for Everyone: seed project report (by Great lakes Commons, with Laura Gilbert)

Protecting clean and accessible water in the Great Lakes is at a crossroads. Since Europeans arrived on Turtle Island (home to many Indigenous nations) water has been exploited to serve the needs of the state (the USA and Canada in the Great Lakes region) and the consumer economy. […]

Ecological economics and urban sustainability: my internship at TRCA (Natália Britto dos Santos)

Last summer, I did an internship at the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA). This internship was part of the Sustainability Network Environment and Economy Fellowship (SNEEF) Program, a partnership between the Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University and the Sustainability Network. The goal of SNEEF […]

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