Canadians are calling on federal and provincial government to establish a protective buffer zone around Gros Morne National Park.
Natural Resources Management
Project’s environmental assessment is unlawful and must go back to review panel for completion, groups tell Court
Representing Friends of the Earth before the Supreme Court of Canada, Ecojustice argued that insolvent corporations cannot shift the cost of cleaning up environmental contamination to the taxpayer.
ST. JOHN’S, N.L. (CP) – There are no loopholes in international fishing reforms designed to deter overfishing on the high seas off Canada’s East Coast, federal officials maintained Tuesday. The assurance came in the wake of revelations that the measures leave enforcement of the new regulations in the hands of the offending country.
Cod stocks will disappear altogether if an international body responsible for regulating fishing on the high seas doesn’t get serious with policing the North Atlantic, an environmental lobby warned Wednesday. World Wildlife Fund Canada released a critical report in Halifax on Wednesday that calls for dramatic reforms of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization.
Federal Fisheries Minister Loyola Hearn is promising a war with animal rights groups over a possible European ban of Canadian seal products. A declaration calling for such a ban has been signed by 386 lawmakers within the European Union, EU officials said Wednesday.
The Newfoundland and Labrador government will ask Ottawa this week to exempt nickel giant Inco Ltd. from legal responsibility for existing environmental problems at Argentia.
A copper and zinc mine under construction near Millertown in central Newfoundland could harm ecosystems along the Exploits River, an environmental group says.