2020 Wrapped: A Year for the Ocean

As a year filled with political turmoil and a global pandemic, 2020 was certainly full of challenges. Although the ocean is not immune to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, 202...

Ecosystems and Biodiversity Green algae uses sunlight as an energy source, and can sense light using photoreceptors. Two of these sensors have already been identified, and now researchers in Germany have found...

Green Up Your Holiday Season

Our homes and neighbourhoods are all decked out in the season’s festive finery. While this time of year is cozy and jolly, there is a downside to all the glitter and lights. During the holidays we tend to accum...

A life-changing expedition to Ecuador

One year ago, I went on a life-changing expedition to Ecuador and spent five weeks in the Andes Mountains, the Amazon Rainforest and the Galapagos Islands. Organized through the University of Toronto, I spent t...

Taking the Office Outdoors

Matthew Zarmati, Corporate Social Responsibility Coordinator for Loblaw Companies Limited, is one of our  Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup champions and a leader in the workplace. He has encouraged thousands of...