Plastic waste a serious threat to our marine environments

Earlier this year, a report in the journal Science found that the likelihood of disease increases from four per cent to 89 per cent when corals are in contact with plastic. The authors estimate that 11.1 billion plastic items are already entangled on coral reefs across the Asia-Pacific and project this number to increase 40 […]

Beach-born Water Brothers return for a final season tonight

Beachers Tyler and Alex Mifflin are returning tonight for the fourth and final season of The Water Brothers on TVO. The series, which is hosted, written and produced by the brothers, will see them travel to the Amazon in order to demonstrate the vital role water plays in our ecosystem. The episodes will also be focusing […]

News in Brief

Citizens for a Safe Environment is sponsoring a Fluoridation Information Meeting at Metro Hall, 55 John St., Thursday, April 19, at 7 p.m. Get the latest information on local and world-wide current and future fluoridation issues from guest speaker Dr. Paul Connett. Seating is limited so it is recommended you RSVP soon to Karen Buck […]

Celebrate Water Week with Beach’s Water Brothers

They came bounding into the meeting dripping wet from the mix of rain and snow that was falling outside, but Alex and Tyler Mifflin were unperturbed. They are, after all, the ‘Water Brothers’. The Water Brothers is also the title of the boys’ new original documentary series which premieres March 19 at 7 p.m. on […]