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  • BC finds Kinder Morgan’s Achilles Heel

    Blogpost by Keith Stewart - February 1, 2018 at 14:20

    The provincial government in British Columbia threw another wrench in Kinder Morgan’s plans to build a new tar sands pipeline this week. On Tuesday, it announced proposed new regulations to govern spills from pipelines that include a moratorium on e...

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  • Diving to the Antarctic sea floor is a scientist’s dream come true

    Blogpost by Dr Susanne Lockhart - January 29, 2018 at 14:20

    Most people would be surprised about how many species of cold-water corals and amazing sponges you’d find on the bottom of the Antarctic Ocean. Even as the scientist who has identified three quarters of the registered seafloor communities designated f...

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  • Keeping warm in the Boreal Forest

    Blogpost by Philippa Duchastel de Montrouge - January 26, 2018 at 14:29

    If there’s one thing you don’t want, it’s to freeze your fingers off in the Boreal Forest. At minus 37, that’s not always easy.

    Thermometer

    Equipped with what I thought were appropriate winter boots and warm gloves for my trip to the Cree First Nation of Waswa...

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  • Do ocean sanctuaries really work?

    Blogpost by Greenpeace Canada - January 25, 2018 at 16:26

    Our oceans are massive and unlike most places on land, they don’t really have borders. Animals, water (and sadly now plastic) all move freely across the globe.

    So it begs the question: does creating a protected area really work?  

    Short answer is ye...

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  • The Last Man Standing

    Blogpost by Philippa Duchastel de Montrouge - January 25, 2018 at 15:43

    Imagine the 8 hours you spend at work, in school, or scrolling through Facebook. Now imagine spending those 8 hours on a skidoo at -37 degrees (and more like -50 with wind chill factor), riding through the dark forest on a bumpy road. That’s how long ...

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