Tuesday, 3 January 2017

What 'enormous' wetland loss is costing the Canadian province of Manitoba

CBCnews
Scientists, conservation groups want more movement from Pallister government on wetland protection. Story here.
Great Blue heron.
Hecla Island, MB
PinP photo.

2 comments:

John Fefchak said...

THAT IS WHY CANADA NEEDS A "WATER COMMISSIONER"... SOMEONE WITH ENOUGH COURAGE AND RESOURCEFULNESS (AND CLOUT) TO LAY DOWN AND ENFORCE THE PERTAINING LAWS (YET TO BE PUT IN PLACE) TO PROTECT ALL THE WATERS AND PROTECT THE WETLANDS OF OUR NATION, CANADA.
THE PRESENT MISHMASH OF EVERY PROVINCE DOING THEIR OWN THING, WITH AN OUT OF SIGHT,OUT OF MIND SYNDROME AND ATTITUDE IS NOT ACCEPTABLE, AND IS WELL RECOGNIZED.

WORKING WITH OUR USA NEIGHBOUR TO ACHIEVE SIMILAR WATER PROTECTION MAY ENTAIL ANOTHER FEDERAL
GOVERNMENT SPONSORED INDIVIDUAL, TO ASSIST THE COMMISSIONER, DIPLOMATICALLY.

OUR GOVERNMENT DIPLOMATS, UP TO NOW, HAVE NOT BEEN TOO AMBITIOUS IN SETTLING THE "DEVILS LAKE "
SITUATION. IN FACT, IT HAS NOT EVEN BEEN MENTIONED FOR SEVERAL YEARS NOW.

MAYBE, A WATER COMMISSIONER IS THE ANSWER? ( AT LEAST FOR CANADA)

PinP said...

It should not come as a surprise that the "new" Tory government in Manitoba has placed environmental protection low on its totem-poll or priorities. Come to think of it, neither did the previous NDP government. Do you suppose, at some glorious moment in the future, we will elect one which actually does?