Thursday, 28 June 2018

Wood Buffalo: Canada’s largest national park and its people in peril



The Narwhal

American White Pelicans at the Rapids of the Drowned, Wood Buffalo Park. Photo by Ansgar Walk.
International officials are warning the Canadian government not enough is being done to protect the Peace-Athabasca delta — one of the world’s largest freshwater inland deltas — from the ravages of ongoing industrial development. More here.

Deepwater Horizon disaster altered building blocks of ocean life


The Guardian
Oil spill disaster reduced biodiversity in sites closest to spill, report finds, as White House rolls back conservation measures. More here.