Showing posts from July 4, 2016

One of North America’s Biggest Peat Bogs Burns Near Vancouver

CBC News The challenge is to extinguish fire before it moves underground. Story here. RELATED: "These Fires Are Huge, Hidden and Harmful. What Can We Do?"

First Nations Were First Farmers in Manitoba

MANITOBA CO-Operator U of M students search site for historical artifacts. Story here. RELATED: " Is Modern Agriculture Threatening Traditional First Nations Food and Medicine?"(Story & Video)

Open Pit Coal Mine Planned For Britain's Northumberland Coast

TheGuardian Plans to open a new mine have been criticised by local residents and NGOs for contradicting government commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and phase out coal. Story here. An open pit coal mine in New Zealand. Photo credit -  Kai Point Coal Mine