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  • It's official: Syncrude is a tar sands criminal

    Blogpost by cskinner - July 4, 2010 at 16:45

    Mike Hudema and Sheila Muxlow 
    June 30, 2010
     

    After a two-and-a-half-month trial, tar sands oil giant Syncrude has been found guilty of the criminal charges laid in connection with the deaths of 1,606 ducks that in one of its mining tailings lakes i... Read more >

  • Bearing witness to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

    Blogpost by Stephanie Goodwin - July 2, 2010 at 23:21

    Stephanie Goodwin on Dauphin Island, Alabama

    first published in Georgia Strait, June 30, 2010.

    I knew I was in the Louisiana bayou when the water hugged the road on both sides. Power lines rose out of this water, trucks were sunk, and fishing boats sat idle. I’m in Grand Isle, Louisiana. Grou... Read more >

  • New Reactors Won't Get Cheaper

    Blogpost by sstensil - June 28, 2010 at 16:21

    Nuclear: Wrong AnswerA year ago today the nuclear lobby’s “affordable” power charade was exposed.  Admitting that the price tag for new reactors was “billions” of dollars too high, the Ontario government suspended its purchase of new reactors.  Canada’s nuclear industry h... Read more >

  • Bayer gives up on GE Rice in Brazil

    Blogpost by Eric Darier Ph.D. - June 24, 2010 at 11:32

    RiceChemical and pharmaceutical German multinational Bayer has given up GE rice in Brazil.

    After 8 years of trying to obtain an authorization and to convince in vain rice farmers, Bayer CropScience has withdrew it request for authorization for geneticall... Read more >

  • Choosing a diversity of nonviolent tactics

    Blogpost by cskinner - June 16, 2010 at 14:30

    Nonviolence vs. Diversity of Tactics: The case for nonviolent protest at the G8/G20 summits

    By Philippe Duhamel and Dave Martin

    This three-part blog supports peaceful protest, and nonviolent action in the tradition of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luthe... Read more >

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