Showing posts with label Resource exploitation. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Resource exploitation. Show all posts

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

"Limit to Growth" Was Right. New Research Shows We're Nearing Collapse

TheGuardian

Four decades after the book was published, Limit to Growth’s forecasts have been vindicated by new Australian research. Expect the early stages of global collapse to start appearing soon. Story here.

Saturday, 2 February 2013

Mine Proposed in a Manitoba, Canada Park

Manitoba Wildlands
Moose in a SK park. PLT photo
PLT: I know at least one NDP "insider" who is dumbfounded because his party and other "progressives" like the Greens have so much in common, yet can't seem to get together in some sort of union. Perhaps this story will help explain why! Interestingly, a recent Manitoba Wildands poll shows 100% of those asked, want no mines at all in our provincial parks. So who does our provincial government represent? Rich mining interests or the people?

Assessing the dwindling wilderness of Antarctica

Nature Antarctica. Aerial photo by Astro_Alex. Less than 32% of Antarctica is made up of areas that are free from human interfere...