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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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Harper should say 'No' to more nuclear subsidies

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | August 7, 2008

According to a report in today’s Globe and Mail , Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL) and SNC-Lavalin are asking for billions in loan guarantees so they have a chance at winning a contract to build the prototype Advanced Candu Reactor...

Poisoning the poor – Electronic Waste in Ghana

Feature story | August 5, 2008 at 9:54

The latest place where we have discovered high tech toxic trash causing horrendous pollution is in Ghana. Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous...

Cameron Smith says proceed with caution on Boreal promise

Blog entry by Kim Fry | August 1, 2008 4 comments

LOGGING TheStar.com Proceed with caution on boreal promise Premier's pledge to save forest vague on details Jul 19, 2008 04:30 AM Cameron Smith Dalton McGuinty's promise to set aside half...

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