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It’s time to say yes to people, no to oil

This Tuesday, an unprecedented journey started on the shores of Vancouver. For the first time ever, six people from as many First Nations set sail on board the Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza to Haida Gwaii, to help connect coastal communities opposing pipelines and super tankers to the seven-million-strong global movement against Arctic oil drilling.
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Blocking protection and getting paid to do it: EU and bluefin

Blog entry by Sarah King | December 9, 2009 1 comment

I wonder how EU citizens feel about financially contributing to the extinction of bluefin tuna.....I'm guessing most woudn't be too impressed, but I'm also guessing very few have any idea. It turns out that 34.5 million euros has been...

Bluefin fraud and bluefin farms

Blog entry by Sarah King | December 9, 2009

The northern Atlantic bluefin tuna's relative, the southern bluefin tuna has been getting lots of media attention recently for two unrelated, but equally controversial, issues. A study conducted by Columbia University and the...

Canada’s mounting embarrassment at the Copenhagen climate summit

Feature story | December 8, 2009 at 17:00

For the third consecutive day, Canada was awarded a Fossil of the Day at the United Nations climate change summit in Copenhagen (Dec. 7 to 18). Few other countries have ever earned this embarrassing distinction.

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