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It’s becoming more and more evident that our food and the way we eat directly effects the environment. Green Heroes Vandana Shiva and Leilani Munter have both contributed to the cause, creating different campaigns to encourage others to eat green and support sustainable eating habits. With Meatless March trending all over the social sphere, we wanted to give you some great tips on trying out the month-long project or even committing to Meatless Mondays. Meatless March sets the goal of taking on a local, vegetarian diet for the full month. Not only is this an experiment to try and eat like a vegetarian, this is also a means of helping our environment. Did you know that the United Nations found that 40% more greenhouse gas emissions come from industrial livestock than from all of the world’s cars, planes, ships, and trains combined? So we challenge you to participate in Meatless March for one day, one week, or even the whole month!

Here are some great tips and guidelines on becoming a vegetarian, and why it’s so important, from our friends at WWF Canada: http://community.wwf.ca/ActionDetail.cfm?ActionId=60

And here are some yummy recipe ideas from our pals at Green Living to make the vegetarian diet a little bit more “flavorful”: http://www.greenlivingonline.com/article/hearty-and-vegetarian-comfort-food

As our Green Hero Vandana says, “The funny thing is you can eat your way to conservation”.

Happy eating!


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In Season 1 of Green Heroes™ TV, we brought you some of the most influential and remarkable individuals like Rob Stewart. Now we have a delicious treat coming your way in April when we launch our Second Season of Green Heroes™ TV, with an episode featuring renowned Chef Jamie Kennedy!

While shooting our episode with Jamie, we encountered the beautiful Ravine Vineyard located in St. Davids in the Niagara region. In addition to the stunning landscape and wonderful scenery, their website also boasts that “in a gesture of respect for the land and the family (who owned the property), and to keep it free from imminent urban development, we built the Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery”. Now that’s something we can get on board with!

Be sure to check out their upcoming First Annual Vintage Vault Tasting, with house made charcuterie while spinning vintage vinyl records (how cool!) http://ravinevineyard.com/?p=1890 And stay tuned for Jamie’s upcoming episode on TVO!


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When he came out with the documentary SharkwaterRob Stewart turned heads and drew some much-needed attention on the importance of sharks in our ecosystem and the unjust treatment they were/are receiving. With such a revolutionary film, no one can be surprised by his next feat with the new documentary, Revolution.  As a follow-up to the previous doc, Rob takes us through over 15 countries and reveals the truth about what is happening to the earth and how all of our actions are interconnected. After travelling the world, Rob encounters many special individuals that create hope and encouragement for all of the changes that we can make to help alter the harmful route we may be headed. Set for release on April 12th, even the trailer of this film (released February 25th) will give you goosebumps, inspiration, and motivation to help save our planet…and Rob tells us just where to start.


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We are all aware of the effect that trains, planes, and automobiles have on our climate, but what about the carbon footprint of animal agriculture? The United Nations found that 40% more greenhouse gas emissions come from industrial livestock than from all the world’s cars, planes, ships, and trains combined.  Green Hero Leilani Münter is revving up her engine to spread awareness about eating more plant-based diets and how it can greatly impact our planet. Many reports show that if you eat even one less burger a week, it is the equivalent to taking a car off the road for over 500 km!

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Just like our Green Hero Leilani Munter, race car driver and environmentalist, Norman the Cat isn’t your typical eco-warrior either. In an effort to demonstrate how sustainable seafood impacts all of us on this earth, WWF shows us how Norman does his part in his everyday life.  Read more…

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, the season of love, we’d love to know which of our Green Heroes you love and why!

The best way to cast your vote is to watch the video of the hero you admire most. You can tell us in a comment on this post, in a Tweet to @GreenHeroesTV or on our Facebook Page. You can also share with us a link to your story on one of these platforms. The deadline is February 28. The winner will receive a 100% recycled Green Heroes™ t-shirt and a mention in a blog post.


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The Gulf of St. Lawrence is at great risk for environmental devastation if oil is extracted from it. This message comes loud and clear from Mary Gorman, a St. Lawrence activist, who won our contest to find the next Green Hero in 2011.

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Sarah Harmer, musician, GreenHero and environmental activist, is sharing concern about the Harper government’s changes to an act that will limit protection of Canada waterways to those that are the busiest. Read more…

The Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival will feature Manufactured Landscapes on October 12, a documentary by Jennifer Baichwal about photographer Edward Burtynsky’s chronicle of industrial devastation to the environment and people of China.

This month we filmed on site at the Greenbelt Harvest Picnic, a music festival and vendors market held at Christie Lake Conservation Area to celebrate local food. The film will be part of an episode on local food for the next season of our television show.

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