Two leaders in sustainable energy presenting at the University of Calgary this week.
Nature & Wildlife Conservation
Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner warns that new regulation changes under the Endangered Species Act threaten the protection of the province’s species at risk.
Ecojustice lawyers are representing the Wilderness Committee and ForestEthics Solutions in a legal challenge against the BC government, arguing the province is bound by law to protect an endangered old-growth Coastal Douglas-fir ecosystem.
What weighs less than a paperclip, tastes terrible and can travel thousands of kilometres without a map? Hint: this delicate critter is tawny-orange with black veins and white spots and has been mysteriously absent from Canada this summer.
Environmental groups want federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose to reconsider Health Canada’s decision to re-approve a pesticide — severely restricted in Europe and linked to massive bee die-offs in Canada — for use on fruits, potatoes and turf.
From Arctic tundra to primeval rainforest to arid desert, our natural world is being fragmented by ever-expanding towns and cities, roads, transmission lines and pipelines, and pockmarked by mines, pump jacks, flare stacks and other infrastructure used to drill, frack and strip-mine fossil fuels.
Conservation groups welcome the federal government’s announcement that it intends to introduce an emergency protection order for Canada’s endangered Greater sage-grouse, but they also caution that the devil will be in the details.
Ecojustice lawyers, acting on behalf of Ontario Nature and Wildlands League, have filed a lawsuit alleging that the Ontario government acted unlawfully by making a regulation that undermines the Endangered Species Act.
One year ago, the Coastal First Nations alliance announced a ban on killing bears for sport in the unceded territories of nine signatory nations.