The Weekly Round Up: June 4-10

Hi again.  It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these, but now that I’ve got internet, I’m back here on a Saturday to bother you with all of the environmental news I found interesting this week.  There was a lot that went on this week, what with it being World Environment Day on Monday, Canadian Environment Week, and World Oceans Day on Thursday.  Outside of all of that, there were ancient birds, Macron trolling Trump, and whales in NYC.  So let’s dive in! Continue reading

My Weekend As A #WorldEnvironmentDay Youth Ambassador

I’m back baby!!!! After a month of no internet, and the multitude of problems that accompany not having internet, I’ve got everything set up once again!  And it’s just in time too.  We are currently in the midst of Canadian Environment Week, which was kicked off this past weekend with World Environment Day being celebrated on Monday.  For those of you not in the know, World Environment Day is a UN created day, all about celebrating positive environmental action.  For this year, Canada was fortunate enough to be chosen as the host country, with the theme of “Connecting people to nature”, and I was fortunate enough to be chosen as one of Canada’s six Youth Ambassadors for the day.  The day (well day and a half truthfully) was filled with tons of stuff, and I’d like to share with you all today what all went down. Continue reading