Thursday, 13 October 2016

Millions of Chickens Reported Dead in Hurricane Matthew Floods

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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


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


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


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

Honeybee on blossom. Wikimedia Commons photo.

Canadian Court Slams Trump Climate Advisor in Successful Libel Case

DESMOG CLEARING THE PR POLLUTION THAT CLOUDS CLIMATE SCIENCE Dr. Andrew Weaver, Nobel Prize-winning scientist & BC Green Party ...