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Blocking protection and getting paid to do it: EU and bluefin

Blog entry by Sarah King | December 9, 2009 1 comment

I wonder how EU citizens feel about financially contributing to the extinction of bluefin tuna.....I'm guessing most woudn't be too impressed, but I'm also guessing very few have any idea. It turns out that 34.5 million euros has been...

Bluefin fraud and bluefin farms

Blog entry by Sarah King | December 9, 2009

The northern Atlantic bluefin tuna's relative, the southern bluefin tuna has been getting lots of media attention recently for two unrelated, but equally controversial, issues. A study conducted by Columbia University and the...

Canada’s mounting embarrassment at the Copenhagen climate summit

Feature story | December 8, 2009 at 17:00

For the third consecutive day, Canada was awarded a Fossil of the Day at the United Nations climate change summit in Copenhagen (Dec. 7 to 18). Few other countries have ever earned this embarrassing distinction.

Parliament security? What about WORLD security?

Blog entry by Bruce Cox | December 8, 2009

Over 300,000 people die from the effects of climate change annually . About 30,000 of those die from extreme weather events and the remainder by climate-driven-drought, malnutrition and disease. By my calculation, that is about 800...

Climate Banners Hang from Canadian Parliament

Image | December 7, 2009 at 13:09

On the opening day of climate change negotiations in Copenhagen, Greenpeace activists occupy roofs on the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa, highlighting the failure of Prime Minister Harper and Opposition Leader Ignatieff to help end the growing...

Climate Banners on Canadian Parliament Buildings

Image | December 7, 2009 at 13:05

Activists hang banners over the entrance to Parliament Buildings on December 7, 2009, the first day of Copenhagen climate change negotiations.

Police and Firement below Climate Banner

Image | December 7, 2009 at 13:02

Police officers and firemen stand below as activists finish putting up banners reading "Harper/Ignatieff: Climate Inaction Costs Lives" from the West Block of Parliament buildings in Ottawa.

Climate Banners Hang from Parliament

Image | December 7, 2009 at 12:56

Activists hang a banner reading "Harper/Ignatieff: L'Inaction climatique coute des vies (Climate Inaction Costs Lives)" from the West Block of Parliament Buildings in Ottawa.

Aging Harper Billboard

Image | December 7, 2009 at 12:51

In Ottawa, street signs showing futuristic photos of an apologetic Prime Minister Harper and President Obama in 2020 highlight the importance of the United Nations climate change conference in Copenhagen from December 7 to 18, 2009.


Image gallery | December 7, 2009

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