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Scientists Nearly Double Sea Level Rise Projections For 2100

The Washington Post Sea levels could rise nearly twice as much as previously predicted by the end of this century if carbon dioxide emissions continue unabated, an outcome that could devastate coastal communities around the globe, according to new research published Wednesday.  The main reason? Antarctica. Details here.

Stop a Logging Assault On Quebec's Boreal Forest

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Natural Resources Defense Council Clearcut logging in BC -  Photo by TJ Watt Canadian logging companies are pushing a plan that could destroy some 3 million acres of pristine wilderness in Quebec's Broadback River valley, one of the largest and last remaining untouched stretches of the boreal forest. More here. RELATED:   SAVE the BROADBACK " Only “Heroic Efforts” Will Spare Earth’s Mighty Boreal Forest From the Worst Ravages of Climate Change - Experts."

Federal Bill For Flooding on the Canadian Prairies an "Outsized Expense," Says Budget Watchdog

Manitoba Co-Operator Report points to provincial shortcomings as possible reasons for large annual expenditures. More here.

Roundup Ready Alfalfa Primed for Launch in Eastern Canada

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Manitoba Co-Operator PinP photo. "HarvXtra" will also include a trait meant to ease hay digestion. More here.

A Tale of Two Provinces: Environmental Rights Legislation in Manitoba and Ontario

EcoJustice Manitoba’s proposed Environmental Rights Act puts pressure on Ontario to improve its Environmental Bill of Rights. More here.