#ClosedButStillCaring: How the Toronto Zoo is dealing with the COVID-19 crisis
#ClosedButStillCaring — that is the hashtag the Toronto Zoo has been using on social media, as the site is finding ways to adapt in the thick of the COVID-19 crisis.  The zoo has been closed to the public since Mar. 14, and remains closed as the COVID-19 crisis continues.... Read more
COVID-19 prompts Thunberg to move climate rally online
STOCKHOLM, Swed. (REUTERS) — Swedish teen Greta Thunberg, the founder of the Fridays for Future youth movement, today called on fellow climate activists to move their weekly rallies online due to the spreading coronavirus outbreak. A growing number of countries are banning large public gatherings as part of efforts to curb... Read more
Skedline Weather Report — Mar. 4
25 dead, 30 injured in Tennessee tornadoes
NASHVILLE Tenn. (Reuters) — A string of tornadoes tore through Nashville, Tennessee, and surrounding counties early on Tuesday, killing at least 25 people, leaving others missing and reducing neighborhoods to rubble as voters across the state cast ballots in the Super Tuesday presidential primary. The National Weather Service said eight tornadoes were believed... Read more
Activist Greta Thunberg calls EU climate law a “surrender”
BRUSSELS (Reuters) — Swedish activist Greta Thunberg said the new “climate law” put forward by the European Commission on Tuesday to make the EU’s 2050 net zero emissions target legally binding was “surrender”. Addressing members of the European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety in... Read more
Skedline Weather Report Feb. 15
Skedline Sports Cast February 5
The Cross Canada Project – Six Nations Mohawk
Brittany McGrattan is a 20-year old pastry chef at St. Anne’s Bakery in Grafton, Ont. She is Six Nations Mohawk and says the environment and Indigenous issues are the most important to her in the election. “I hope that they put a plan into action to help prevent climate... Read more
Royal couple’s tour of Pakistan focuses on global warming
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are continuing their five-day tour in Pakistan and visited villages affected by global warming this morning. This is the royal couple’s first official trip to the South Asian nation and follows in the footsteps of Princess Diana, who visited the nation several times... Read more
Jack-O-Lanterns Come Alive: ‘Pumpkins After Dark’ Puts A New Twist On Halloween Fun
When the sun goes down, County Heritage Park in Milton becomes a pumpkin wonderland. But these are not your ordinary jack-o-lanterns: they are a part of over 100 dynamic sculptures that take hours, and sometimes even days, to create. Monsters, movie characters, skeletons on motorcycles, and a 50-foot dragon... Read more