by Perla Hernandez Last November I attended the United Nations climate negotiations in Bonn Germany (COP23), where some of the topics were on the connection between local and global, and leveraging points for climate action. Almost two years after the Paris Agreement was signed, world leaders convened at the Bonn negotiations to work on the guidelines…
thegreenrock.ca was happy to be at the City of St. John’s Waste Reduction Fair at the Botanical Garden
do where we are to live more sustainably. it’s a time of ‘twos’ – thegreenrock.ca has won two awards, has been awarded two grants, and will be launching two waste reduction programs this fall!
Climate change is a hot topic. In the aftermath of the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, cities and states have vowed to step up. Perla Hernandez checks in on what climate change means to us here in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Over 250 people attended the Earth Day Fair at the Fluvarium on April 22nd! thegreenrock.ca loved interacting with them and talking about ways to take care of the planet and live sustainably!
this looks like a field in Tuscany, but it’s canola in western Newfoundland summer 2016! Canola plants share properties of all crops in that their taste is influenced by the characteristics of the soil and the weather. So opportunities for artisan cold-pressed canola oil adds another level of local to the wave of foodie excellence that’s making sustainable not only sensible, but fashionable and healthy.
off-screens and outdoors: thegreenrock.ca and the Junior Forest Wardens NL join forces to get families outdoors!
People often say that planting trees is a good deed for the environment, but when you try to add it up, you realize the value of a living tree is incalculable to our planet and the species on it. So to get to the root of the matter, we interviewed the Tree Guy aka Basil English, Silviculture supervisor of Newfoundland’s Forestry and Agrifoods Agency.