Thursday, 16 June 2011

Manitoba Permanently Designates Largest Area Of Protected Land In More Than a Decade

June 16, 2011 Gov't. of Manitoba
Asatiwisipe Aki Management Plan Approved: Blaikie. Details here.
Part of the Boreal forest in west-central MB. l.p. photo

Climate Change is the Symptom, Not the Cause

By: Rod Kueneman - 06/11/2011 - Winnipeg Free Press
 The soil is warming and the arrival of this year's growing season once again provides…Details here.  

A crowded beach in China. Courtesy; Secondose
PLT - While I might have worded the headline differently that the Free Press did, I believe this is an excellent article. If Prof. Kueneman is not suggesting that climate change is unimportant - and I don't believe he is, his references to world population and consumption are compelling. l.p. 

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 vacci...