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Posts tagged ‘nature’


Fifty trees of Montreal

April is the cruelest month. Except for the trees. They cycle through life and death as if it were a roller coaster. Any minute now they’ll be racing past on their way to the lushest part of the year.

Forest for the Trees

Travelling by camper van around New Zealand, a land where 70% of the endemic forests have disappeared over the last 180 years, there seemed no more suitable place to crack open Charlotte Gill’s riveting and disturbing account of 20 years as a tree-planter in the forests of Canada. Make that, a tree-planter where the forests used to be.

Beauty In Chaos

“Do you know the world is beautiful?” reads the artist statement for Wilderness 2, at the Centre St-Ambroise where Canadian painter Eliane Smith presents her second…