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# Article Title Author Hits
1 Tar Sands Pipeline Under Scrutiny Adam Larose 64
2 Web Watch Organic Gardening Steffan Hammonds 37
3 Opinion Speaking Out Against ISIS Michelle McConnell 53
4 Manure and More--Readying the Garden Hugh Kruzel 29
5 Opinion A Meditation on Plastics Klothild de Baar (a pseudonym) 56
6 Peace and Eco Briefs Mike Buckthought 54
7 World War 1: Lessons Learned Elaine Gibson 92
8 Saving the Bees - and the Planet Julia Cieslukowska 72
9 Looking for a Friend... Andrea Dixon 69
10 Energy Poverty: a Global Problem Kathryn Norman 163
11 Healthy Homes a Challenge for Society Adrian Larose 89
12 Better Housing for Better Health Adrian Larose 134
13 Getting Energy Help during the Winter Months David Farrington 139
14 Helping the Homeless with Energy Updates Francella Fiallos 145
15 Save on Energy with Free Programs Alastair Larwill 193
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In this issue..

Opinion A Meditation on Plastics

Elisabeth is an environmental activist in Ottawa who is a friend. She is particularly concerned about the pollution in our oceans and never ceases to press the environmental point. She worries. I worry, too.


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