Environment

EcoSask Information, January 18, 2022


frosty foggy morning

Upcoming Occasions 

Wild Ecol Seminar Sequence is internet hosting a web-based presentation on the seasonal migration of Water Boatmen as a linkage between wetland and river ecosystems at 3:30 pm, Jan. 21. 

Catherine Beaudoin will focus on native meals and decreasing meals waste in a web-based presentation from 7-8:30 pm, Jan. 25, organized by the Saskatchewan Environmental Society and the Saskatoon Public Library. 

SaskOutdoors is internet hosting a web-based presentation on instruments and assets for instructing about local weather change and sustainability at 4 pm, Jan. 25. 

Wanting Forward 

The Residents Environmental Alliance – Saskatchewan is internet hosting the second half of a digital convention on Farmland Drainage and the Setting from Feb. 28 to Mar. 4. Subjects embrace: does farmland drainage really pay, wetland insurance policies within the Prairie provinces, and landowner rights and duties: legal guidelines, stewardship ethics, and conservation psychology. 

Vitality 

Reinventing the electrical grid is important if we’re to succeed in 100% renewable electrical energy. Storage, better era vary and transmission, and managing demand to higher match provide will likely be required to accommodate the variability of wind and photo voltaic vitality. [Undark
Girls who dwell nearer to grease and fuel drilling are at greater threat of being pregnant issues, whereas infants have a better threat of well being issues. The oil business has fought the introduction of setback necessities. [DeSmog
The oil and fuel sector accounted for 26% of Canada’s GHG emissions in 2019, whereas oilsands emissions rose by 137% between 2005 and 2019. To satisfy Canada’s local weather targets, the federal government could have “to comply with by on a sequence of more and more stringent caps on emissions from oil and fuel sources.” [Pembina Institute]
 

sunrise through the trees


Trend
 

The New York Trend Act would require massive trend firms to “element the lifecycle of their clothes: from the farms the place the uncooked supplies had been extracted, by to factories and transport. They need to then establish the factors the place they’ve the best hostile affect on the setting and folks. It can require them to look at truthful wages, vitality use, greenhouse fuel emissions, water and chemical administration. Additionally they should make concrete plans to do higher … Failure to take action will see the companies fined as much as 2 per cent of their annual revenues.” [Euronews Green

Nature’s Wonders 

Big millipedes as large as vehicles (2.7 m lengthy weighing 50 kg) roamed Nice Britain roughly 326 million years in the past. [Euronews Green]
 

Yellow-spotted millipede

The Yellow-spotted Millipede is discovered within the Pacific Northwest. The yellow spots are a vibrant warning to steer clear otherwise you’ll be sprayed with hydrogen cyanide, which is deadly to birds and rodents. (Cool Inexperienced Science

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