Thursday, 3 October 2013

Court Rules Alberta Improperly Excluded Pembina Institute From Oilsands Regulatory Process

Pembina Institute

EDMONTON — Alberta’s Court of Queen’s Bench has quashed a government decision not to allow the Pembina Institute and the Fort McMurray Environmental Association to participate in the regulatory review of a proposed oilsands project. Full story here.

Monday, 30 September 2013

Sunday, 29 September 2013

Save the Bees! Let Home Hardware and Lowe's Know You Won't Take it Anymore!

Home Depot and Lowe’s still haven’t committed to stop selling the pesticides that are killing the bees -- and now it’s time to up the pressure.
A new report by our allies at Friends of the Earth reveals that more than half of the “bee-friendly” home garden plants sold at stores like Home Depot and Lowe’s actually contain bee-killing pesticides called neonics -- with no warning to consumers!
Nearly 125,000 of us have asked Home Depot and Lowe’s to stop selling pre-poisoned plants and bee-killing pesticides. But so far, neither company has responded. Now, we need to up the buzz to protect the bees.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PLT photo

Thursday, 26 September 2013

Keystone XL's Ugly Toll on America's Endangered Species

Huffington Post

Much of the debate over the Keystone XL pipeline has rightly been focused on the staggering damage it'll do to our climate. Details here.

Western Prairie Fringed Orchid. 
Photo Credit - US Fish & Wildlife

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