Explore The Issues
episode 01 & 02
The Greenbelt naturally provides $3.2 billion per year in ecosystem services, including flood protection, storm water management and water purification.
78 species-at-risk make the Greenbelt their home.
The Greenbelt absorbs 71 million tons of carbon per year, the equivalent of 56.5 million cars.
750,000 acres of farmland are protected.
Greenbelt Farmers received 68% more revenue per acre than the average Ontario farm.
The Greenbelt creates $9.6 billion of economic impact every year.
Inside the Greenbelt, 177,700 jobs rely on land-based income.