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The Northern Goshawk – A Key Species in the Great Bear Rainforest

Publication | August 18, 2010 at 9:31

The fierce, raven-sized northern goshawk, coastal subspecies laingi, is a bird of prey that relies on mature and old growth coastal temperate rainforests for foraging and breeding. The northern goshawk forages for forest birds and small mammals...

Ontario’s Green Energy Plan 2.0

Publication | August 10, 2010 at 1:00

Choosing to scale up green energy to replace the retiring Pickering nuclear station is more affordable for Ontarians than buying expensive replacement reactors, says a report released today by Renewable is Doable, an alliance of organizations...

The Marbled Murrelet – a key species in the Great Bear Rainforest

Publication | July 20, 2010 at 10:37

The marbled murrelet is a small sea bird whose very characteristics make it both a unique species and also a threatened one. While it spends most of its time foraging at sea, it depends on old growth forests for nesting. The body shape that makes...

Genetically Engineered Insects

Publication | July 12, 2010 at 13:43

Notes from the British Parliament, June 2010 (4 pages)

How Sinar Mas is pulping the planet

Publication | July 5, 2010 at 19:00

A new investigative report from Greenpeace, 'How Sinar Mas is Pulping the Planet', shows how major brands like Walmart, Auchan and Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) are fueling climate change and pushing Sumatran tigers and orang-utans towards the...

Ecological farming

Publication | July 1, 2010 at 13:54

Human-induced climate change is resulting in less and more erratic rainfall, especially in regions where food security is very low. The poor in rural and dry areas will suffer the most and will require cheap and accessible strategies to adapt to...

Oil development in British Columbia’s coastal waters

Publication | June 26, 2010 at 16:49

The oil and gas industry has a great interest in accessing and expanding its operations in British Columbia’s coastal waters for oil development and transportation. Meanwhile, successive governments have not protected the marine environment nor...

Lessons from past and present oil spills

Publication | June 26, 2010 at 16:33

1989 Exxon Valdez

The consequences of an oil spill in Canada’s West Coast waters

Publication | June 26, 2010 at 15:36

If the Canadian government approves a proposal from pipeline giant Enbridge Inc. to build twin Northern Gateway pipelines from Alberta’s tar sands to Kitimat on northern B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest, an oil spill in the region is inevitable.

Picking Cotton : The choice between organic and genetically-engineered cotton for...

Publication | June 14, 2010 at 11:50

A new Greenpeace report shows that the monetary benefits of organic cotton farming in India are much greater than the Genetically Engineered (GE) variety. The use of GE cotton makes farmers more vulnerable to financial collapse due to high debts...

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