The government of Canada May 12 listed plastic products as toxic substances on a regulatory proceeding, a technical step needed to give Ottawa the authority for nationwide bans on single-use plastics.
Thus, it goes without saying, that soil organic matter not only improves food security due to higher yields, lower crop losses and better storage potential, but also food safety due to higher nutritional density and lower risk from pesticides, heavy metals, human pathogens.
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REI Co-op Chief Executive Eric Artz says the chain’s co-op members (who are both customers and owners) have requested an increased focus on sustainability issues.
How does climate change and sustainability feature in primary and intermediate school classrooms and whole-school practices? We asked teachers and principals a few questions about climate change and sustainability as part of the 2019 NZCER national survey of English-medium primary and intermediate schools. Findings include: Many principals and teachers think climate change will have moderate to major impacts in their students’ lifetimes. Half of the principals said their school supports students who choose to take part in climate action such as school strikes.