Environment

Podcast
Jun 1, 2010

Forest agreement will not save woodland caribou

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The Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement has been hailed as a historic deal that could save a significant amount of caribou habitat. Stan Boutin is a biologist in Alberta.
Podcast
Jun 1, 2010
Redeye

Alternatives to Growth

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The de-growth movement says that efficiency is not the panacea for our ecological woes -- in fact, it has led to a major increase in our ecological footprint. Conrad Schmidt explains how.
News
May 28, 2010

Enbridge wants oil tankers to travel B.C. coast

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Oil shipping firm Enbridge has applied to the federal government to allow its oil tankers on the B.C. coast, ignoring a First Nations ban and public opposition.
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Canada ponders massive government funded seal slaughter in national park to appease fishing industry

Cull of 220,000 seals on Sable Island would cost $35 million: study

Published: Thursday, May 27, 2010 | 6:22 PM ET
Canadian Press Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press

HALIFAX - Plans to transform the windswept dunes of Sable Island into a national park have taken an ominous turn with the release of a study that explores in chilling detail how 220,000 of the island's grey seals could be exterminated over five years.

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