VIDEO: Economic Sustainability and Traceability for Fishermen

Shared by Sobey’s –  30 May 2011 – Fishermen are challenged with managing increasing costs and extensive regulations. That’s why it is important for them to adapt to each year’s fishery situation and adopt more sustainable practices. Hear what fishermen think about the value of providing consumers with the opportunity to trace where their fish came…

Film: Chasing Ice

Chasing Ice is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Within months of that first trip to Iceland, the photographer conceived the boldest expedition of his life: The Extreme Ice Survey. With a band of young adventurers in tow, Balog began deploying revolutionary time-lapse cameras across the brutal Arctic to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers.

Video: Oil Wars

Here is a really good moving infographic about what “Peak Oil” is all about. Entitled, “Oil Wars” by Alexander Perry on Vimeo. The following is a message from Post Carbon Institute: In recent months we’ve seen a spate of assertions that peak oil is a worry of the past thanks to so-called “new technologies” that can…

The Sandy Point Legacy Project

Nature Conservancy Canada – Sandy Point was at one time the largest settlement on the west coast of Newfoundland, reaching its population peak of 750 residents in the mid-19th century.

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY is the inside story of a dissident for the digital age who inspires global audiences and blurs the boundaries of art and politics. First-time director Alison Klayman gained unprecedented access to Ai while working as a journalist in China. Her detailed portrait provides a nuanced exploration of contemporary China and one of its most compelling public figures.

Documentary: People of a Feather

Featuring groundbreaking footage from seven winters in the Arctic, People of a Feather takes you through time into the world of Inuit on the Belcher Islands in Hudson Bay. Connecting past present and future is a unique cultural relationship with the eider duck.

A video primer on overfishing – Ending Overfishing

Ocean2012 – Despite an increased awareness of overfishing, the majority of people still know very little about the scale of the destruction being wrought on the oceans. This film presents an unquestionable case for why overfishing needs to end and shows that there is still an opportunity for change. Through reform of the EU‘s Common Fisheries…

Molson Canadian Red Leaf Project deepens its roots with 100 park projects

Toronto, Evergreen.ca – May 22, 2012 – With more than 900 Canadians stepping up to restore 10 green spaces across Canada in 2011, the Molson Canadian Red Leaf Project is finding more ways to make our awesome land even better this summer by hosting 100 greening projects across the country—a ten-fold increase over the previous year….

An NRTEE Conspiracy?

Shared on May 17, 2012 by MsBeautifulRed on YouTube National Roundtable on the Environment CEO David McLaughlin talks about the government shutting down his organization. John Baird told the House of Commons that the Roundtable produced 10 reports calling for a carbon tax, but Mr. McLaughlin says that’s not true, stating the Roundtable produced 3 reports…

Team up to picture the world! ADAY.org

Photograph on May 15th! You have one day to join thousands around the world in using the power of photography to create, share and compare perspectives on daily life! Don’t miss it! You can upload your images until May 22nd.

Now Showing: Surviving Progress

Technological advancement, economic development, population increase – are they signs of a thriving society? Or too much of a good thing? Based on the best-selling book A Short History of Progress, this provocative documentary explores the concept of progress in our modern world, guiding us through a sweeping but detailed survey of the major “progress traps” facing our civilization in the arenas of technology, economics, consumption, and the environment.

To the Arctic (2012)

An extraordinary journey to the top of the world, To The Arctic 3D is the ultimate tale of survival. The film takes audiences on a never-before-experienced journey into the lives of a mother polar bear and her two seven-month- old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home. Captivating, adventurous, and intimate footage brings moviegoers up close and personal with this family’s struggle to survive in a frigid environment of melting ice, immense glaciers, spectacular waterfalls, and majestic snowbound peaks.

Are Canada’s scientists being muzzled?

Many prominent Canadian researchers have complained that the Federal Government has not been allowing them to speak to journalists about their cutting-edge research.

The Pacific Herring

Shared by DavidSuzukiFDN on Mar 13, 2012 David Suzuki Foundation Sustainable Fisheries Analyst explains why the spring arrival of spawning herring is the ecological event of the year on the Pacific North Coast. Read more. Related articles David Suzuki: Canada must do more to protect its oceans (straight.com) Climate Leadership Ensures A Better Future (publication) (pembina.org) More related…

Are Green Products Truly Environmentally Friendly?

Shared by terrachoiceInc on Oct 28, 2008 Scot Case, Vice President of TerraChoice Environmental Marketing discusses the hidden truth about green claims and greenwashing on WCBS. Related articles EcoMorphosis(alternativesjournal.ca) Just how much greenwashing is there in the energy industry?(greenbiz.com) Saying No To Greenwashing(fishandbicycles.com) My Favourite Stories of 2011: January (treehugger.com) Metal Industry Group Defeats Plastic Packager in Greenwashing…