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Memo to Premier Redford: What a real carbon price looks like

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 18, 2013 1 comment

Twenty two organizations, representing a broad cross section of society from environmental and landowner groups to First Nations, called on Alberta to be a true climate leader today in an open letter to Premier Redford. They...

Clover Leaf Seafoods gets canned by Greenpeace in tuna ranking

Feature story | April 17, 2013 at 8:00

Consumers hoping to buy sustainably-sourced tuna products might think twice about purchasing from Clover Leaf Seafoods, says Greenpeace Canada. The organization released its third annual ranking of canned tuna brands today and graded Clover Leaf...

Growing Resistance - How Monsanto’s GE wheat was defeated

Blog entry by Eric Darier Ph.D. | April 15, 2013 1 comment

Climate change, air pollution, biodiversity decline, deforestation, pesticides, genetically modified food, overfishing, etc… There are no shortage of environmental problems indeed! That is why it is sometimes difficult to maintain a...

On top of the world, a ceremony for millions

Blog entry by Jess Wilson | April 15, 2013 6 comments

Something incredible happened yesterday. Our  four young explorers  on a mission with Greenpeace have planted a flag on the seabed beneath the North Pole, at the same spot where a submarine planted a Russian flag claiming the Arctic...

What is the Alberta government trying to hide on Suncor spill?

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 15, 2013

If you wanted to update the public about the toxicity results from a 2,200 barrel pipe rupture on Suncor’s tar sands facility, how and when would you do it? If you answered “I’d post it on an obscure blog on Friday afternoon ”,...

Clayoquot, April 13 1993: On the 20th Anniversary of a Game-Changing Land-Use Decision

Blog entry by Eduardo Sousa | April 15, 2013

The following is an Opinion Editorial published by The Times Colonist marking the Twentieth Anniversary of the Clayoquot Sound Land Use Decision (CLUD). The Decision by the BC Premier of the day allowed for continued industrial logging...

Cree launch campaign to save the Broadback Valley Endangered Forest

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | April 15, 2013

The Grand Council of the Crees and the Cree First Nations communities in the Broadback Valley of Quebec (Waskaganish, Nemaska, Waswanipi, Ouje-Bougoumou and Mistissini) have launched a public campaign to save the forests of their...

At the North Pole, A New World

Blog entry by James Turner | April 11, 2013 1 comment

I'm writing this inside a small yellow tent on the frozen Arctic Ocean, while shoveling snow into a kettle. I'm on my way to the North Pole with a   group of young people   to declare it protected and call for a sanctuary there.

Fact-checking Premier Redford’s speech in Washington

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | April 10, 2013 2 comments

Yesterday Alberta Premier Alison Redford was in Washington to lobby for the controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. While in Washington, she gave a speech at the Brookings Institute. We decided to fact check some of her comments.

Ridiculous tax break sought by Resolute in the Boreal Forest

Blog entry by Richard Brooks | April 10, 2013

It’s emerged this week that Resolute Forest Products, the lead logging company clearcutting  Endangered Forests in Ontario and Quebec is seeking a tax break from the city of Thunder Bay. If successful, the break which would be...

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