Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Flying Is One of the Worst Things You Can Do for the Environment -- So Why Do So Many Well-Intentioned Folks Do It?

AlterNet / By Joseph Nevins Nov 1 '10
Flying is the single most ecologically costly act of individual consumption. Can we kick the habit, or at least cut back?

Ottawa Turns Down Proposal for a Gold-Copper Mine Near Williams Lake, BC

Environment CA - Nov 2 -2010

Citing "significant adverse environmental effects,"...

Fish Lake. Photo courtesy 
of the Dominion        

Why Public Transportation is Good for Kids

by Carla Saulter - 1 Nov 2010 - Grist

"The myth that good parenting means ferrying one's children in the car...

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Healing from Global Warming May Take 100,000 Years

by Stephen Messenger, Porto Alegre, Brazil - Treehugger - 11. 2.10

When it comes to human-caused global warming, news of the long-term...

More Evidence Weather's Changing for the Worst

Bruce Owen - Wpg. Free Press - 2/11/2010

VICTORIA BEACH, MANITOBA -- I came here on the weekend to see for... 
The board walk at Grand Beach, MB.

A Ghost Agreement

By George Monbiot - the Guardian 2nd No.'10
Everyone agrees that the new declaration on biodiversity is a triumph. Just one snag: it doesn’t appear to exist.

(Above)  Prairie Dogs, now largely confined to nature preserves because of the  loss of tall grass prairie habitat. (r.) Honey bees, decimated by "colony collapse disorder." l.p. photos


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...