Showing posts from June 29, 2013

The Growing Truth About GM Crops

Winnipeg Free Press - Laura Rance New study finds nothing impressive about yields. Full story here. Seed pods in a GM canola field in Manitoba. PLT photo.

Get Used to Weather Extremes, Expert Says

Winnipeg Free Press - Laura Rance They could eventually bankrupt Manitoba.  Details here.   Excess moisture caused this key highway in western Manitoba to collapse in 2012. Detours were in effect for months while it was being repaired, costing area farmers and businesses dearly. PLT photo.

What Part of 'No' Does Enbridge Not Understand?

Huffington Post "Pipelines, no! Salmon, yes!" Last week, hundreds of B.C. residents gathered under the hot sun to say no to Enbridge's proposed pipeline and tankers. On a day better fit for cold drinks and swimming in lakes, people came from across northern B.C. to Terrace on the banks of the Skeena River to deliver a strong message to the energy giant: the answer is still no. Details here.

Indians Question How Far Flash-Flooding Disaster Was Manmade

the guardian Boom in religious tourism and hydroelectric projects may have contributed to disaster in Uttarakhand. Details here.