Friday, 13 January 2012

Roundup-Resistant Weed Spreads to Canadian Prairies

Jan 11, 2012 Reuters Canada
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - A weed resistant to a widely used chemical to protect crops has spread for the first time to Western Canada, the country's grain and canola belt. Read more here. 
Kochia, Kochia scoparia.  
Photo by Jack Kelly Clark.

Ex-Bloc MP Takes Harper Government to Court for Ditching Kyoto

The Canadian Press - 01/13/2012
MONTREAL - A group led by a former Bloc Quebecois MP is taking the Canadian government to court in the hope of overturning Ottawa's decision to withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol. Read more.

Sea Level Rise - an Emerging Hockey Stick (Video)

An open letter to Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver

Greenpeace - Jan 10-2012
Between 1999 and 2008 Enbridge pipelines spilled oil 610 times. Details here.
A bunch of "radicals" at a Regina 
demo about 2 yrs ago - PLT photo

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 ...