Alberta

Sharing the Range with Grizzly Bears

Sharing the Range with Grizzly Bears

A story about the challenges of living with large carnivores, and how the Waterton Biosphere Reserve and others are meeting those challenges.

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Government funds effort to return bison to Banff National Park

Government funds effort to return bison to Banff National Park

Parks Canada officially confirmed today that plains bison will be reintroduced to Canada’s oldest park.

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Returning wild plains bison to Banff National Park

Returning wild plains bison to Banff National Park

Alberta MP Blake Richards is presented with post cards showing the growing support for restoring bison to Banff National Park.

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David Suzuki: Oil prices drop as global warming rises

David Suzuki: Oil prices drop as global warming rises

With oil prices plunging to below $50, the consequences of a petro-fuelled economy are hitting home.

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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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Alberta group crowdfunds in effort to press government on tar sands spills

Alberta group crowdfunds in effort to press government on tar sands spills

Keepers of the Athabasca want to get the word out about ongoing oil spills in Cold Lake, Alberta.

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Neil Young supports Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation’s tar sands fight

Neil Young supports Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation’s tar sands fight

Neil Young’s Honor the Treaties concert series supporting First Nations’ legal challenges against the tar sands.

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Conservation groups cautiously optimistic about Greater sage-grouse announcement

Conservation groups cautiously optimistic about Greater sage-grouse announcement

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.

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Alberta Auditor General urged to give proper pipeline safety review

Alberta Auditor General urged to give proper pipeline safety review

Representatives of the 54 groups petition the province’s auditor general to do a more thorough job reviewing pipeline spills.

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Working with nature can protect us from floods

Working with nature can protect us from floods

As people begin to pick up their lives, and talk turns to what Calgary and other communities can do to rebuild, safeguarding our irreplaceable, most precious flood-protection assets should be given top priority.

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