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World's First Ocean System Targeting Plastic Pollution to Launch in 2016

The Abuses of Enchantment

The US Government Just Released a Plan To Protect The Greater Sage Grouse. Here’s Why You Should Care.

In Face of Rising Climate Movement, Tar Sands on Life Support: Report

The Tar Sands Sell-Out

Province of Manitoba Losing Fight Against Zebra Mussels

Obama: ‘Best Climate Scientists’ Link Hurricanes, Climate Change

Qatar Refuses to let Nepalese Workers Return to Attend Funerals After Quake

Sold Down the Yangtze: Canada’s Lopsided Investment Deal With China

Trade Talks Set to Divide Farm Communities

Most Glaciers in Mount Everest Area Will Disappear With Climate Change – Study

Winnipeg's Urban Forest a Monoculture at Risk of Being Wiped Out by Disease

Forest Fires Rage Near Manitoba Towns, Burning Permits Cancelled

Demand Pull Nature of Organic Foods Can’t be Ignored - Editorial

Extreme Heat Wave In India Is Killing People And Melting Roads

Burning Permits Cancelled in Northwest Manitoba

Wildfires Eat Into Oil Sands Production in Alberta

European Union Dropped Pesticide Laws Due to US Pressure Over TTIP, Documents Reveal

Stephen Harper Hates Me (Video)

Extending Indonesia’s Forest Moratorium Is a Win for Business

More Weird Weather on the Prairies. It May Have Left Significant Crop Damage in its Wake. (Story & Video)

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Pegs Canada's Fossil Fuel Subsidies at $34 Billion

Washington State Declares Drought Emergency

Canada Announces Climate Commitment and it’s Weaker Than it Looks

The Alberta-Based Think-Tank, the Pembina Institute, is Skeptical About Canada's Latest Greenhouse Gas Targets

California's Fire Season Is Shaping Up to Be a "Disaster"

A US Energy Giant Gets a Big Fine After Pleading Guilty to Environmental Crimes

Groups Call on National Energy Board to Suspend Energy East Application

'The World is Watching' Seattle as Arctic Drilling Fight Heats Up

Canada’s Forest Fires Threaten the Whooping Crane

Letting Shell Drill in Arctic Could Lead to Catastrophic Oil Spill, Experts Warn

Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth Confirmed in Southwest Nebraska, US

USDA: Cotton Production in California Expected to Decline Due to Drought

Canadian Mining Companies Banned in Three Salvadoran Municipalities

These Scientists Just Lost Their Lives in the Arctic. They Were Heroes.

B.C. Canada Failing to Meet Greenhouse Emission Targets: Federal Government

Harry Smith Is Coming for Stephen Harper

Food Waste an Enormous Economic Problem, Say G20 Ministers

An Excellent Video (& cautionary tale) About Water From the University of Saskatchewan

Canada-EU Trade Deal Faces More Tinkering

Manitobans in the Dark on Province's Energy East Position

Winnipeg Hotel Wants Bees on Roof, Beekeeping Bylaws Relaxed

Church of England Divests From Dirtiest Fossil Fuels

A First Nation in BC, Canada Rejects $1 Billion In LNG Benefit Offer

A Global Milestone: CO2 Passes 400 PPM

In Blow to Tar Sands Industry, NDP Sweeps Alberta Elections

North Dakota Town Evacuated After Oil Train Derailment

North America's Biggest Proponent for Climate Action - 350.org, Celebrates the Alberta Election

Another Lively (Sometimes Nasty) Exchange of Letters Over Manitoba's Hog Industry!

Herbal Remedy Dogged by Lead and Arsenic

Turning the Tide on Northern Cod

What’s it Going to Take to Stop Soil Erosion? (Editorial)

Jeb Bush Isn’t Running From the Worldview of His Brother George W. Bush — He’s Just Emphasizing it.

A Big Garden Chain Has Stopped Selling "Neonics!" Thanks For Signing!

Kate Storey of the Green Party Nails it on GMO and Glyphosate

The Guardian Gathers Testimonials for its Fossil Fuel Divestment (Keep-it-in-the-Ground) Campaign

Church of England Ends Investments in Heavily Polluting Fossil Fuels

Fossil-Fuel-Free Plan Pitched by Canadian Scientists