Natural Resources Management

Pine on the Decline: The Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic

Pine on the Decline: The Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic

Though they are only the length of a grain of rice, mountain pine beetles have made a devastating impact on our nation’s forests.

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Carrier’s Liability: Kinder Morgan’s Achilles Heel

Carrier’s Liability: Kinder Morgan’s Achilles Heel

Once oil leaves the dock, says Kinder Morgan representative, the company is not responsible for tanker spills in BC waters.

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Haida Nation announces legal challenge against Northern Gateway

Haida Nation announces legal challenge against Northern Gateway

Legal team argues the Harper Government decision to conditionally approve the pipeline was unconstitutional.

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David Suzuki: Lake Huron is no place for a nuclear waste dump

David Suzuki: Lake Huron is no place for a nuclear waste dump

Is dilution really the solution to pollution — especially when it’s nuclear waste that can stay radioactive for 100,000 years?

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Environmental groups challenge federal approval of Northern Gateway in court

Environmental groups challenge federal approval of Northern Gateway in court

Joint Review Panel’s flawed final report cannot be used as basis for federal approval, groups allege.

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Canadian academics call for oil sands moratorium

Canadian academics call for oil sands moratorium

The recent article in the journal Nature urged a moratorium on new developments in Alberta’s oil sands.

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Northern Gateway: Unwanted pipeline, unwilling province

Northern Gateway: Unwanted pipeline, unwilling province

First Nations and environmental groups gear up for court battles in the wake of federal cabinet’s decision on Northern Gateway.

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Let’s hope for a clear “no” from Harper and Clark on Northern Gateway

Let’s hope for a clear “no” from Harper and Clark on Northern Gateway

A recent poll shows a majority of British Columbians want Prime Minister Stephen Harper to either delay or kill the Northern Gateway pipeline.

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Critical caribou habitat is being sold to the energy industry in Alberta

Critical caribou habitat is being sold to the energy industry in Alberta

After a federal panel finds caribou at risk in Alberta, the province decides to sell off critical habitat areas for further industrial development.

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UN report on Canada’s treatment of First Nations has lessons for pipeline projects

UN report on Canada’s treatment of First Nations has lessons for pipeline projects

Report from the UN’s special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples sheds a harsh light on Canada’s approach on natural resource developments.

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