Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Wild Critters of the Grasslands (A picture story)



Row & I are visiting a special place right now. It's Grasslands National Park in SW Saskatchewan. I can swear the animals, birds and even plants are saying "thank you" for not huntinig or spraying us, or plowing us down! Enjoy the photos. 

Yours in Nature.

Larry











Repeat Oil Spills Turning Peruvian Amazon Into 'Sacrifice Zone' For Big Oil

CommonDreams

'The situation is criminal.’ Story here.

California's Wildfires Just Tripled in Size

MotherJones

2016 is shaping up to be another epic fire season. Story here.

Monday, 27 June 2016

Why Europe May Ban Glyphosate.

AgroNews

It's hard to find an herbicide like glyphosate . It’s cheap, highly effective, and is generally regarded as one of the safest and most environmentally benign herbicides ever discovered. But a report last year that glyphosate could cause cancer has thrown its future into jeopardy. Now the European Union faces a 30 June deadline to reapprove its use, or glyphosate will not be allowed for sale. Here's a quick explanation of the issues. Story here.

Environmental Review Ordered For Alta. Flood Control Project

THE WESTERN
PRODUCER
The federal government has ordered an environmental review of a controversial flood control project west of Calgary. Story here.

Sunday, 26 June 2016