Showing posts from October 27, 2016

Saskatchewan government "unlikely" to clean all of Husky oil spill

NATIONAL OBSERVER The reality of the disastrous Husky oil spill in Saskatchewan is finally starting to sink in — quite literally. Story here.

Mosul battle shows link between war and environmental degradation, says U.N. agency

The Washington Post The United Nations Environment Programme is highlighting the battle by Iraqi forces to reclaim Mosul from the Islamic State as the latest instance in the complex but very real linkage between military conflicts around the world and extreme environmental degradation. Story here.

Scientists report ‘devastating’ coral death at Great Barrier Reef

The Washington Post We knew this news was coming, perhaps. Now that it is here, it is no less shocking. Story here.