Thursday, 3 March 2011

Texas Activists Ready to Fight Over $7bn Canadian Oil Pipeline in the Home of Black Gold

•Suzanne Goldenberg• 2 Mar'11
US landowners along the proposed route – from Alberta to the Gulf coast – accuse oil firm TransCanada of bullying. Full story here.  
  Pipeline about to be installed in Manitoba, presumably to link to Alberta Tar Sands. Photo Credit: Loozrboy

Shoppers Wary of GM Foods Find They're Everywhere

Feb 25'11 - By MARY CLARE JALONICK - Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) -- You may not want to eat genetically engineered foods. Chances are, you are eating them anyway. Full story here.

PUBLISHER'S COMMENT: This may be a US story. Unfortunately, Canada is no better! l.p.

Arctic Plankton Blooms Arriving Earlier. Fish May Be Imperiled

Michael Ricciardi - Planetsave - Mar 3 '11
Over the past decade, the Arctic’s annual “bloom” of phytoplankton has been arriving earlier each year.
Full story here.

At least 80 million children under one are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts

World Health Organization A WHO photo. Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vaccination ...