Saturday, 8 March 2014
Council of Canadians
Oil pipe awaiting allocation on the CN line in Manitoba. PLT photo.Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow Tweeted these questions this week. "Were western farmers sacrificed so that Big Oil could take over the trains? Is that why Harper killed the Wheat Board?" Details here.
Sandhill Cranes Over Manitoba, Canada. PLT photo.Colorado's effort to replenish its aquifers by cracking down on pumping groundwater threatens to leave the thousands of sandhill cranes that arrive here each February without the water they need. Details here.