Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Mining Industry Frets Over Legislation to Protect Chile's Glaciers and Water Supplies

Winnipeg Free Press
SANTIAGO, Chile - Just how to define a glacier is at the heart of a Chilean congressional battle that could determine the future of mining in the world's largest copper-producing country. Details here.


Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Monday, 7 October 2013

Sunday, 6 October 2013

Diesel Exhaust Stops Honeybees from Finding the Flowers They Want to Forage

Science News 


Exposure to common air pollutants found in diesel exhaust pollution can affect the ability of honeybees to recognize floral odours, new University of Southampton research shows. Details here.

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The Government of CanadaŹ¼s Legacy of Contamination in Northern Saskatchewan Watersheds

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Beaverlodge Lake, a 57 square kilometer water body, and three other watersheds in northern Saskatchewan are seriously contaminated with uranium and selenium. Details here.

Related: Uranium City - a Legacy of Cancer.

Climate Breakdown

by George Monbiot - The Guardian
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How governments bemoan the problem but keep stoking the fires. Details here.

Does your place of residence make you immune from climate calamity? I think not! (Opinion)

by Larry Powell I wish I had a nickel for every time I heard one of my fellow "prairie dogs" remark, how "lucky" or...