Tuesday, 22 March 2011

The UN Secretary-General's Message on World Water Day

United Nations - New York, 22 March 2011 
The reservoir behind the Shellmouth Dam, western Manitoba, CA
As the world charts a more sustainable future, the crucial interplay among water, food and energy is one of the most formidable challenges we face. Details here.

Saskatchewan Launches Spring Flooding Website

Mar 21'11 - By: Staff - MB Co-Operator  
The Saskatchewan government has launched a website tying together flood and weather forecasts, runoff data and other information to get the public prepared for this spring. Details here.
 The bridge over Lake of the Prairies, 
on the Manitoba-Saskatchewan border. 
l.p. photo

Greenpeace Shuts Down Darlington Nuclear Hearing

Feature story - March 21, 2011
Courtice, Ontario — Greenpeace activists today shut down environmental assessment hearings on a proposal to build new reactors at Darlington in response to the Joint Review Panel’s refusal to suspend the hearings until lessons are learned from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan. (NOTE; Photos at very bottom are best.)