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Blog
Apr 23, 2015
Photo of Desert Mirage by Brocken Inaglory

Water funding in federal budget a mirage

Emma Lui
Budget 2015 actually allocates very little to water protection. The massive cuts to water departments and programs overall overshadow what little funding there actually is.
Blog
Apr 21, 2015
Photo: Nick Harris/flickr

Microbeads are a sign of our plastic consumer madness

David Suzuki
Microbeads illustrate the excesses of marketing and consumerism, but they're only part of the problem. Most plastics break down into microparticles, often ending up in oceans and other waters.
Blog
Jul 15, 2014

Lake Huron is no place for a nuclear waste dump

David Suzuki
Ontario Power Generation wants to bury nuclear waste in a limestone repository next to Lake Huron. Many people and governments around the Great Lakes think that's a bad idea.
Blog
Nov 8, 2013
Photo: Way Out West News/flickr

Harper weakens rules for offshore oil drilling

Brent Patterson
Now, rather than every exploratory offshore well needing an environmental assessment, projects will only be required to undergo an assessment for the first exploratory well.
Blog
Aug 18, 2013

Fracking in Michigan and the Great Lakes

Emma Lui
I arrived in Traverse City, Michigan, Friday afternoon to attend FLOW for Water's annual meeting and the Great Lakes Society's annual celebration on Saturday.
Podcast
Dec 31, 2012

Defending the Land Dispatch: Dec. 14, 2012

Aw@l
Victory over mining in northern BC, Grat Lakes Garbage Patch has been revealed as toxic sludge flows into rivers. Anti-Sludge Warrior Maureen Riley died but the battle goes on! And more!

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