Water

Conservation groups ask Canada to classify microbeads “toxic”

Conservation groups ask Canada to classify microbeads “toxic”

While many U.S. states and Ontario are working to ban microbeads, Canada’s federal government has yet to make a move.

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Video – UBC Reads Sustainability: Odyssey to the Sacred Headwaters

Video – UBC Reads Sustainability: Odyssey to the Sacred Headwaters

Against the wishes of First Nations, the British Columbia government has opened the Sacred Headwaters to industrial development.

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David Suzuki: We have to stop filling and killing the oceans with plastic

David Suzuki: We have to stop filling and killing the oceans with plastic

Reducing the amount of plastic we dump into oceans is a challenge we can meet. Let’s get on it.

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David Suzuki: Clean drinking water should be a human right in Canada

David Suzuki: Clean drinking water should be a human right in Canada

Canada is a wealthy country, but deplorable conditions still persist in hundreds of First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities.

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Treaty 8 First Nations take Site C decision to court

Treaty 8 First Nations take Site C decision to court

Four First Nations in the Peace River Valley team in court challenge against the federal government’s decision to approve the Site C dam.

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Site C dam still faces stiff opposition despite government approval

Site C dam still faces stiff opposition despite government approval

Y2Y and other conservation groups, along with area residents and First Nations, argue the Site C Dam project should not go ahead.

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Recreational marine traffic a major pollutant on Pacific Coast

Recreational marine traffic a major pollutant on Pacific Coast

University of Calgary geographer leads study on association between oil spills and maritime activities on Pacific Coast.

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BC groups launch legal challenge over coal transport in Fraser River

BC groups launch legal challenge over coal transport in Fraser River

Ecojustice lawyers filed the case on behalf of two local residents and two BC organizations, Voters Taking Action on Climate Change and Communities and Coal.

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Paddle for Protection tour set for World Rivers Day

Paddle for Protection tour set for World Rivers Day

The Wilderness Committee celebrates World Rivers Day by paddling to protect the lower Bird River in Manitoba.

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Lax drinking water standards put Canadians at risk

Lax drinking water standards put Canadians at risk

Canada has no standard for more than 100 substances regulated by at least one other comparison country.

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