First Nations Negotiator Honors Ancestors by Protecting Boreal Forest

This is my home land. This is where my ancestors have always lived. I know the land well. I know where I need to go to get what I need. I never feel out of place here. This is where I have a sense of responsibility and a role to play here. The land is […]

Fire and the Boreal Forest of Terra Nova National Park

My name is Laura Collier. I’m a Resource Management Officer here in Terra Nova National Park. Laura: My role under the direction of the ecologist is to oversee the monitoring programs. I focus on logistics and implementation of monitoring, as well as supervising our technical staff and our monitoring students. but we also have about […]

RADARSAT Constellation Mission: Agricultural Science from Space

Canada has a rich legacy in space-based monitoring. It was 1995 with the launch of RADARSAT-1; 2007 with the launch of RADARSAT-2, and in June 2019, all things being good, we’re going to see the launch of the RCM mission. And what we’re going to see is that three satellites are going to be put […]

Wildlife Biologist Balances Boreal Forest Conservation and Development

Both Connie and I are northerners by choice, not by birth. We are not city people. We don’t like the hustle and bustle. Having a peaceful place that’s relatively untouched is very important to us. So for us, it was natural– the north was the place that we wanted to be. We’ve said many times […]

We’re melting the Arctic and reviving deadly germs

In December 2016, a remote community in Siberia experienced a mysterious outbreak. 90 people were hospitalized, and a 12-year-old boy died. Soon, Russian officials identified what had killed him: The deadly infectious disease anthrax. The outbreak had started among reindeer. To contain the spread, they burned over 2,000 reindeer carcasses. The strange thing was, there […]

Ontario Agriculture Week 2019

[Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs]: Hi, I’m Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. Today marks the beginning of Agriculture Week here in Ontario and is the perfect time to recognize and appreciate the hardworking farmers and agrifood businesses. Agriculture is important to our economy and is the second […]

How a rooftop farm feeds a city | Mohamed Hage | TEDxUdeM

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Ariana Bleau Lugo I’m an urban farmer. So I grow food in the city of Montréal, on the roofs of buildings, believe it or not. And it’s something that I’m very, very proud of. It’s something that puts a smile on my face every morning. And a while back, I was […]

2016 Census of Agriculture benefits farmer (captioned video)

The farm industry is a modern, complex and growing part of the Canadian economy. We need reliable information to make informed decisions on the future of the Canadian agricultural sector. How are you doing, Dave? Exhausted but good. What are you doing? I’m completing my census questionnaire. The census – they always send that out […]

Tree That Legally OWNS Itself and has a KID

We are an educational channel covering interesting topics in entertaining ways. Subscribe! We are glad you are here. Believe it or not, there’s tree that actually owns itself in Athens, Georgia. According to the legend, this tree has a legal ownership of itself and all the land within eight feet of its base. It even […]