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Global poll reveals huge majority support the creation of an Arctic sanctuary – Canada ranks higher than average –

International polling revealed today that 74 percent of people worldwide support the creation of a protected sanctuary in the international waters surrounding the North Pole. In Canada, support for this enhanced form of protection ranks higher than the global average, with 78 percent favourable opinion.
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Field visit to Atikamekw: the devastation of the logging industry has lasted too long

Blog entry by Nicolas Mainville | September 26, 2014 1 comment

Chief Christian Awashish notices the devastation of the logging on his ancestral land September 8, 2014 marks a historic day for Quebec, it’s the day when, for the first time in recent history, an indigenous nation has formally ...

Supreme Court Order Kills Essar’s Plans

Blog entry by Akshey Kalra | September 24, 2014

If you haven't heard so far, the Supreme Court of India cancelled 214 coal blocks allocated to private companies since 1993, deeming them illegal. And one of these coal blocks brings us to the story of Mahan, one of the oldest Sal...

Cacouna: TransCanada Feels the Wrath of the Whales

Blog entry by Patrick Bonin | September 22, 2014

The whales took their revenge on TransCanada yesterday after one of the company’s boats sailed through a pod of these wonderful creatures, just a few days into its work in the area.  Our observer Mikael Rioux was in Cacouna watching...

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