Wednesday, 30 November 2016

First Nations, environmentalists vow 'long battle' on approved Kinder Morgan pipeline

CBCnews

Kinder Morgan, business groups cheer announcement as 'defining moment' for Canada's energy industry. Story here.

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Sunday, 27 November 2016

Loss of sea ice, changes to tundra: Study says Arctic faces 19 tipping points

NATIONALOBSERVER

An international report says the Arctic is perched on the edge of fundamental social and environmental change as it faces 19 tipping points ranging from loss of summer sea ice to the slow creep of shrubs and trees across the tundra. Story here.

Grassy Narrows residents eating fish with highest mercury levels in province

thestar.com

New analysis using provincial data reveals that mercury in an average meal of walleye from Clay Lake is 15 times the daily intake limit for adults. Story here.

'We are in shock': historic Bolivia drought hammers homes and crops

theguardian

The country’s worst drought in 25 years, spurred by poor management, El NiƱo and climate change, has reservoirs drying up and hospitals struggling. Story here.

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Species On The Move

Inside Climate News
As climate change impacts habitats around the world, species are on the move, trying to adapt — and survive. Story here.

Wild turkey. Photo by MONGO

An Open Letter to the Premier of Manitoba.



Dear Premier Pallister: from John Fefchak.

I have concerns and am speaking out for the despair of Lake Winnipeg and our precious water sources in Manitoba.

Measuring ecosystem disruption caused by marine heatwaves

 Nature Above, healthy bull kelp. Below, bull kelp degraded by a marine heatwave. DeWikiMan Marine heatwaves can displace therma...