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Jul 17, 2017
A now "rare" monarch butterfly photographed by the author's step-mother in early July. It is one from a greatly reduced North American population threatened with extinction due to the use of herbicides and climate change.

If the monarch butterfly goes extinct, we're all to blame

Thomas Woodley
Back in the 1970s, "citizen scientists" were engaged to track the migration of the monarch butterfly. Today "citizen scientists" are needed to save this formerly ubiquitous butterfly from extinction.
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Jan 31, 2017
Photo: Justin Dolske/flickr

Plastic and capitalism are killing ocean life

Yves Engler
The world's oceans are set to have more plastic than fish by 2050. Based on externalizing costs and privatizing profits, 21st-century capitalism is turning our seas into a plastic blob.
Blog
Jul 28, 2015
CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Jen Castro

Drinking from the river at the Unist'ot'en Camp

Emma Lui
At the sixth annual Unist'ot'en Camp, a diversity of people met to discuss how we could lend solidarity to the Unist'ot'en people fighting numerous oil and gas pipelines on their territory.
Blog
Mar 12, 2015

Aamjiwnaang First Nation takes Shell to court

Ailish Morgan
On February 13, members of Aamjiwnaang First Nation and allies gathered outside the Sarnia Courthouse to support an initial hearing against Shell Canada.
Photos
Jan 7, 2015
Photo: Council of Canadians

Fracking wastewater: Who knows what it does?

rabble staff
On December 10, Colchester County approved Atlantic Industrial Services' (AIS) application to dispose of 28 million litres of fracking wastewater into the Debert Sewage Treatment plant.

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