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  • A Victory for B.C.’s Killer Whales !

    Blogpost by Sarah King - December 8, 2010 at 13:11

    Today, after a precedent setting ruling by a B.C. federal court judge, there is some real hope for B.C.’s resident killer whales. It is far too infrequent that the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) is actually forced to face the music f... Read more >

  • Yes to Orcas & No to Oil Tankers!

    Blogpost by Stephanie Goodwin - December 8, 2010 at 10:22

    In Vancouver it rains, a lot.  There are days when, after the rain, double rainbows appear in the sky.  Well, today we had double environmental rainbows here on the west coast. 

    Rainbow #1

    Just now, the House of Commons passed a motion calling for ... Read more >

  • Federal government isn’t ready to help Canadians adapt to climate change

    Blogpost by Brian Blomme - December 7, 2010 at 14:26

    Federal environment commissioner Scott Vaughan released a report today that documents how the federal government has failed to prepare for adapting to the impacts of climate change. Some highlights:

    Water shortages will become more common around the world as the effects of climate change are increasingly felt.“The government acknowledges that climate change is... Read more >

  • Demonstrations ramp up at COP16

    Blogpost by Melina Laboucan-Massimo - December 7, 2010 at 10:13

    Last week inside the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Cancun there were a number of protests at the Moon Palace. These actions took place alongside a vast array of civil society events during the week and into the weekend concluding with a... Read more >

  • Canada cements position at Cancun as a nation against climate action

    Blogpost by Brian Blomme - December 6, 2010 at 17:15

    Media are reporting today that federal Environment Minister John Baird will try to administer a fatal blow to the Kyoto Protocol during his visit to the UN climate talks in Cancun that run to the end of this week.

    Swimmers at the underwater art installation 'Silent Evolution'Other happenings in Cancun include a... Read more >

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