In honour of Earth Day on April 22, the Saskatchewan Research Council is educating the public on what this will mean for the Prairie provinces.
To mobilize against the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, the International League of Conservation Photographers and members of the Gitga’ at First Nation capture breathtaking images of the wildlife inhabiting BC’s Great Bear Rainforest, home of the elusive spirit bear.
Introducing the Alberta Land-use Knowledge Network. The Alberta Land-use Knowledge Network contributes to effective land use planning, analysis and decision making by: Providing access to high-quality, relevant, trusted and accessible information and knowledge resources Supporting the many networks, organizations and individuals involved in land use issues Providing technologies, resources and information management to land use professionals…
Banff, Alberta – Over the objections of almost 200,000 citizens, the federal government has approved the proposed “Brewster Glacier Discovery Walk” in Jasper National Park. Conservation organizations fear that the beauty and integrity of Jasper National Park are being surrendered to commercial interests, opening the door for more for-profit businesses to capitalize on the splendour of Canada‟s most…
David York’s acclaimed feature documentary explores one man’s controversial battle against gas development. Wieibo Ludwig is the prime suspect in a string of 2008 bombings. The bombings echo a campaign of sabotage he waged against the oil and gas industry in the 1990s.
Tomorrow environmental activists will gather in Ottawa to protest the Tar Sands Pipeline from Canada to the US. When I initially found out about the event I was excited and wanted to go. The reason why I will be at work tomorrow instead of Parliament Hill is because the risk of arrest was too high…
Today, conservation groups represented by Earthjustice and Ecojustice Canada submitted a petition to Interior Secretary Salazar asking him to report to President Obama that Canada’s destructive tar sands extraction undermines international efforts to protect endangered and threatened species.
Conference: Petrocultures: Oil, Energy, Culture September 6-8, 2012 / Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta Keynote Speakers: Ursula Biemann, (video artist, Switzerland) Warren Cariou, (University of Manitoba) Allan Stoekl, (Penn State University) Petrocultures will bring together scholars, writers, filmmakers and artists from around the world who are engaged in an exploration of the social and cultural […]
Help the tear-down a fence line that is currently interfering with natural wildlife movement, near Stettler, Alberta.
Calgary – Ecojustice and the Pembina Institute are taking the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to court over its decision to grant Maxim Power Corp’s coal plant expansion interim approval without a public hearing. As the AUC itself made clear, the expedited approval was given in a blatant attempt to beat the federal government’s deadline for new […]
The federal Environment Minister’s “out of the blue” decision not to recommend emergency protection for woodland caribou in northeastern Alberta ignored scientific evidence and must be set aside, a Federal Court has determined.
Environmental groups recently went to Federal Court to fight for immediate protection of caribou habitat facing unchecked oil-sands development in northeastern Alberta.
Two prominent scientists are calling on Alberta’s Environment Minister Rob Renner to correct the misinformation about the levels of carcinogens in the Athabasca River found on his ministry’s website.
Greenpeace and Sierra Club Prairie have offered their support to the Dene Suline who have erected a Peace Camp just north of Cold Lake, Alberta.
Major European investment funds and banks spoke out last week against Statoil’s contentious presence in the Alberta tar sands by supporting a motion at the company’s AGM in Norway and citing economic and sustainability concerns.
Calgary Bike Swap 2012 is set for May 5 at Shouldice Arena, in Calgary.
Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline is a project that would see a new oil pipeline snaking right across the central portion of British Columbia – from just inland of the Pacific Ocean all the way into Alberta.
Little Buffalo community members, including school children, experience nausea, burning eyes and headaches after one of the largest pipeline spills in Alberta history leaked nearly 30,000 barrels of oil into Lubicon traditional territory in the Peace Region of Northern Alberta.