Environment groups are opposing a Canadian company's proposal to mine uranium in South Australia. Southern Cross Resources plans to pump sulphuric acid into groundwater to dissolve uranium ore. That
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Maya Indian Eligorio Sho is in Newfoundland this week urging Fortis Inc. shareholders to scrap plans for a hydro scheme that would flood Belize's Macal River Valley. The project would destroy ancient
Weedy lawns don't cause cancer. Pesticides and weedkillers might. With spring approaching, some Canadian cities are pondering new restrictions on pesticides. Can there be an excuse for inaction?
Environmental groups are challenging the Prime Minister to declare a free vote on the Species at Risk Act. This week, the government advanced amendments to roll back the most significant changes to t
George Bush's plan to moderate climate change, announced yesterday, looks like an Enron-style accounting ruse. Billed as an alternative to the Kyoto Protocol, rejected by the U.S., the plan introduce
"We don't think itâe(TM)s in the interests of the Canadian economy." U.S. Ambassador Paul Cellucci is cautioning Canada about ratifying the Kyoto Protocol on greenhouse gas emissions. But are th
In an intriguing role reversal, a coalition of environmental groups has filed a NAFTA complaint against the Canadian government. The groups say Canada is failing to enforce its own legislation by all
The environmental community is mourning the loss of a tireless campaigner and a friend. Irene Kock, 41, died in an auto accident on New Year's Eve. Irene recently joined the Sierra Club of Canada aft
Six environmental groups say they could solve the softwood lumber dispute that continues to strangle Canada's foresty industry. They say their proposals would satisfy U.S. complaints about Canadian p