Earthgauge News: Earthgauge News – Nov. 5, 2017

Edition #5 of the Earthgauge News podcast for the week of Nov. 5, 2017. A weekly Canadian environmental news podcast featuring stories from across Canada and around the world. Join me here every Monday or subscribe in iTunes or your favourite podcast catcher. On the show this week: Parts of the historic Rideau Canal in ...

Politics and its Discontents: More Threats, Thanks To Our Heedlessness

Out of sight, out of mind seems the attitude of far too many in today’s world; as the following amply demonstrates, such attitudes have far-reaching consequences: Unfortunately, closer to home, the situation is equally, if not more, grim: Recommend this Post

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Rinse. Repeat. #nlpoli

Not one, not two, but three provincial cabinet ministers announced a five year ban on hunting George River caribou on Monday. This is a very serious situation, they said. It must be serious.  They had very glum faces. If people don’t stop killing caribou, then bad things will happen, they said. Justice minister @King_Darin said ...

DeSmogBlog: Maps Show Tar Sands Sprawl in Caribou Habitat: Could Resolve Problem with 1% of Industry Profits, says Scientist

alberta-caribou.jpg Alberta’s threatened caribou herds will stand a significantly better chance of surviving the province’s development of the Tar Sands, according to a group of scientists, if the oil and gas industry is willing to spare 1 percent of its potential development profits to make it happen. According to a recent study from the University ...