Posts in Sustainability
Regenesis leads the way to a sustainable economy

This January, the world’s first borrowing centre (a.k.a. item library, library of things, tool library) will open at York University in Toronto, Canada. The initiative is a project by York University’s chapter of Regenesis, a Canadian student-involved environmental organization. The borrowing centre will allow students and community members to borrow items such as tools, games, camping equipment, sports equipment, and much more.

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Hope for the roe: The Heiltsuk Nation and Pacific herring.

Back on January 18, 2015, the Heiltsuk Nation and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) reached a co-management agreement. After the near-collapse of B.C. herring fisheries in the 1960s, the Heiltsuk and DFO spent years disagreeing over the extent to which the herring were recovering. Hopefully, this new management agreement should help to resolve herring exploitation and related conflict on British Columbia’s Central Coast.

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