Plante and Gauthier: Let's ensure we protect Ottawa's biodiversity

Stéphanie Plante and Michel Gauthier, Ottawa Citizen Op-Ed

...Midway through COP-15, Montréal Mayor Valérie Plante announced the Montreal Pledge, to which 47 major cities have now signed on, including Vancouver, Toronto, Windsor, Longueil and Gatineau. The pledge challenges cities to take 15 tangible actions (named for COP-15) towards preserving ecosystems. thing that should compel our nation’s capital to act on biodiversity is the reality that protecting nature is financially rewarding in the long term and contributes to our quality of life — something Gardens Ottawa has been promoting for more than three years.

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