“Fracking” because common household vocabulary or most Canadians earlier this year, when Indigenous protests at Elsipogtog First Nation brought the practice into the media spotlight. But it’s not just New Brunswick residents who have to deal with the environmental devastation and health dangers of fracking.

If you need some more background information on fracking, try this site, with a creative display of the facts.

The Council of Canadians recently produced this resource to help guide anti-fracking activism. If you’re facing fracking cases in your community and want to do something about it, check out the tips in this “Fractivist’s Toolkit.”

Here’s what you’ll find in the guide:

-province-by-province guide to current fracking projects

-impact on the Great Lakes

-international  experiences

-stopping fracking in your community

-sample materials for media, awareness, resolutions

-additional resources