Thursday, 13 October 2016

Millions of Chickens Reported Dead in Hurricane Matthew Floods

Manitoba Co-Operator
Backyard chickens in Manitoba. PinP photo.
Hog manure pits also reported swamped by floodwaters. Story here.


First Nation Urges Trudeau to Rush Tanker Ban After Diesel Spill in Great Bear Rainforest

NATIONAL OBSERVER

First responders are working quickly to contain a diesel spill in British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest after a 10,000-tonne tanker barge and tug unit ran aground on the central Pacific coast around 1 a.m. on Thursday morning. Story here.

TransCanada Shuts Down Keystone After Oil Seeps to Surface

NATIONAL OBSERVER

Alberta-based TransCanada Corp has shut down its Keystone pipeline after crews spotted oil near a pump station in South Dakota, the company said in a statement on Monday. Story here.

U of M Lab Abuzz After Bee House Wins Sustainability Design Award

CBCnews

Competition recognizes post-secondary schools working to improve sustainability. Story here.

Honeybee on blossom. Wikimedia Commons photo.