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Harper government ignores scientists' warning on tar sands water impact

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | May 29, 2013 1 comment

The Harper government's move to exempt in-situ oil sands projects from the (new) Canadian Environmental Assessment Act runs contrary to the advice of government scientists, according to documents obtained by Greenpeace Canada under...

Oil industry pushing for regulatory changes they’ve been told violate First Nations...

Blog entry by Keith Stewart | November 9, 2012 1 comment

The government's weakening of environmental laws to fast-track tar sands mines and pipelines could soon hit a constitutional wall. And the oil industy knows they may have to learn to take No for an answer. Last December, the...

Ecuadorian Assembly Approves Constitutional Rights for Nature

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | August 21, 2008 6 comments

Way to go Ecuador! Most of us would assume that nature has a natural right to exist. Now in Ecuador, this right could finally be codified in law. The articles listed below, were passed on July 7 of this year by the 130 member ...

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