The bloggers over at Fix have provided an excellent infographic that highlights the elements of building a safe and successful fire. Source: Fix.com
The Rhino Hunter: Radiolab
We live in a world where compassion often quickly turns to outrage, which in turn can express itself as vitriol and disturbing calls for retribution, as evidenced in the recent reaction to Cecil the lion’s death. This is more than just a trip report, and I wouldn’t call it a defence piece—it’s a surprisingly gentle treatment of an extremely…
I love my market!
When was the last time your grocery store gave you a hug, a handshake, and inspired you for the week’s cooking? That’s exactly what your market can do for you — there are people whose skills, hard work, and pride in their craft put quality food on your table, and I enjoy being reminded of…
Balance leave-no-trace extremes
Perhaps not something that everybody likes to hear, but I, for one, found myself nodding along with many of the points in Don Tryon’s Leave-A-Trace editorial page. He makes the point for a common-sense approach to camping, and takes issue with the extremes that some enthusiasts have gone through to erase our existence on the land….
London, Ontario is going to ban bottled water!
Although I’m not a fan of banning everything for our own good, this makes me smile. I’d have preferred if they just levied an environmental impact fee on buyers, but hey. Read the article on the London’s plans to phase out bottled water.
Ontario takes a good step to preserve boreal forests
There’s a good writeup CPAWs site about how our Boreal forests are going to be given a bit more protection when industrial development decisions get made. With any new policy or announcement that involves big business and the environment, I’m always a bit skeptical, but this seems like a great start. Continued conservation of Boreal…