March 2012

Giving farmers the tools to fight famine

Giving farmers the tools to fight famine is an article recently published in Embassy Magazine that discusses how climate change adaptation strategies can combat socio-economic issues such as poverty and famine.  A rapidly shifting climate has altered many local environments making them inhospitable for traditional agriculture practices, and attempting to grow foods in the same fashion done by previous

Canadian Green Health Care Digest

The Canadian Green Health Care Digest provides the lastest in news and initiatives in green health care, and will inform you on the latest developments in the Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care's projects and activities. You can subscribe to this publication free of charge by contacting Jin Park at  To browse through previous issues of this publication, you can visit Canadian Green Health Care Digest archives.

New CRC Video: Environmental Education in Our Backyard

Community Research Connections partnered with Royal Roads University's Masters of Intercultural and International Communications program to create this mini-documentary on environmental education. The video begins with the aims environmental and then notes that this form of education can happen within our communities, wherever there is green space or wherever we can connect with an aspect of nature. Human communities do not have to be completely inseparable from nature and we can learn about our place in the larger ecosystem by looking at our own 'backyard'.