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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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Greenpeace welcomes President Obama

Feature story | February 17, 2009 at 17:00

President Obama was extended a warm Canadian welcome this morning when Greenpeace activists unveiled two large banners on the Alexandra Bridge in Ottawa that read “Welcome President Obama” and “Climate Leaders Don’t Buy Tar Sands”.

Will Harper Buy McGuinty a Reactor?

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | February 17, 2009

The Harper government is shoveling more money down the nuclear black hole.  The Globe and Mail reported Friday that the Harper government is giving Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) an additional $ 100 million to pay for delays...

crashing cod

Blog entry by Sarah King | February 17, 2009

Slogging through my post-holiday emails I came across an article about the fate of an Atlantic cod stock off Newfoundland. It doesn’t look good. In fact, according to model predictions performed by biologists at DFO, it’s down right...

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