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Environmentalists and conservation groups are criticizing Ontario for a recent decision to gut law protecting threatened wildlife.
Greenpeace Canada has launched a satirical television ad campaign aimed at debunking the Harper government’s campaign to “greenwash” the tar sands.
San Francisco proved to be the top performer on urban sustainability, a city well known for its environmental stewardship.
Environmental groups — Wilderness Committee, ForestEthics Solutions and Ecojustice — are seeking a court order stating that the province has violated its own laws to protect these forests from extinction. The case is expected to be heard this year.
The Peace River near Fort St. John, which is threatened by a third major dam that would flood more than 80 km of the last largely natural stretch of this river, is BC’s most endangered river in 2013.
Sixty-five species slated to receive mandatory habitat protection under Ontario’s Endangered Species Act, may be out of luck if the government proceeds with sweeping exemptions.
Environmental Commissioner of Ontario releases a report on the opportunities and challenges of increasing soil carbon and building healthy soils.