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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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Japanese whaling ship outlawed

Feature story | October 27, 2008 at 18:00

Yet another nail has been put in the coffin of Japan's dying whaling industry. We've managed to get the Oriental Bluebird, re-supply and transport ship of Japan’s whaling fleet, de-flagged and fined, following a legal ruling by Panamanian...

Tar Sands: an investment nightmare

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 20, 2008 3 comments

OIL SANDS-PART 3: Biggest Customer Has Second Thoughts Chris Arsenault* FT. MCMURRAY, Oct 20 (IPS) - As Canada's tar sands extraction expands full steam ahead, a perfect storm of internal and external opposition could...

Ontario Power Generation: An Environmental Holocaust Every Day of the Year

Blog entry by Dave Martin | October 19, 2008

In October, the Toronto Star ran a feature article on the “Top 75”  employers in the Greater Toronto Area” (“ GTA’s Top 75 ”, Toronto Star , October 18, 2008). Amongst many other companies, the Star commended Ontario Power...

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