Friday, 29 May 2015
Winnipeg Free Press
Zebra mussels are here to stay.
The challenge now is controlling their spread, a challenge the province appears to be losing in part due to errant boaters. Story here.
President Obama said Thursday the link between more extreme weather and climate change is undeniable, and that the world’s best scientists have made a conclusive connection. Story here.
Thursday, 28 May 2015
Nepalese minister says Fifa must pressure the Gulf state for better treatment of 1.5 million south Asian migrants. Story here.
In Sold Down the Yangtze, investment treaty expert Gus Van Harten offers a searing critique of Canada’s 31-year investment deal with China, which could end up costing taxpayers billions of dollars. Story here.
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
About 5,500 glaciers could disappear or drastically retreat by the end of the century with severe impacts on farming and hydropower, say scientists. Story here.
CBC analysis using city tree inventory data reveals never-before-seen picture of Dutch elm disease. Story here.
Could a million freshwater turtles help clean up some of Australia's polluted rivers? A team of scientists believes, they could!
by Larry Powell The freshwater turtle, Emydura macquarii. Credit: Claudia Santori. For well over a century, invasive fresh...
Manitoba's Decker Hutterite Colony says, several dead hogs spotted recently on a public roadway, nearby, died of natural causes.by Larry Powell Hog carcasses in two dumpsters on a side road near the Decker Colony, northwest of Brandon, Apr. 24th. I spott...
Some Canadian hog producers are euthanizing their own pigs because Covid-19 has rendered them almost worthless. Is it happening in Manitoba, too?by Larry Powell According to the farm newspaper, the Western Producer, some Canadian producers are killing their own hog stocks an...
Is Manitoba's Brokenhead River about to become a dumping ground for an Alberta-based sand-mining company?by Don Sullivan Kayakers on the Brokenhead River. A Wikimedia photo. The Brokenhead River begins in the wetlands of Sandilands Provi...