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Oct 23rd, 2011
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By Stephen Leahy Inter Press Service CHANGWON, South Korea , Oct 23, 2011 (IPS) – The window to limit global warming to less than two degrees C is closing so fast it can be measured in months, a new scientific analysis revealed Sunday. Read more  Big Businesses’ Call for Climate Action: Strong ...
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Oct 18th, 2011
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‘Double standard’ serves industry and leaves citizens to ‘fend for themselves’ By Krystyn Tully Waterkeeper Weekly October 17 2011 The Government of Canada announced Thursday that there will be no more funding for the Canadian Environmental Network (CEN). For more than three d...
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Oct 3rd, 2011
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Suzuki, Wildlands League express concernAWARE Simcoe October 2 2011The federal government has posted its draft strategy for the recovery of the boreal woodland caribou, under threat of extinction across the north.David Suzuki’s evaluation of the draft strategy finds serious shortcomings....
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Jul 12th, 2011
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Stop MNR's plan to capture raptors from the wild Alert from Ontario Nature July 12 2011Ontario Nature objects to a proposal put forward by the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) that would allow the capture and use of wild raptors (birds of prey) for use in falconry practices to hunt small game.  Th...
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Jul 4th, 2011
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Invasive Species Student is on the Job Fighting Unwanted InvadersMarketwire-- July 4 2011 Invasive species pose a growing threat to Ontario's biodiversity and cause billions of dollars in damage annually. With more invasive species found in Ontario than anywhere else in Canada, it is a good thing tha...
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Apr 26th, 2011
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Liberals have accommodated industry in lowering air quality requirements By Krystyn Tully and Joanna Bull, Waterkeeper.ca Weekly April 26 2011 Would it surprise you to learn that the “effective” new air quality regulations Ontario introduced have been rolled back – weakened – not once, but twice in t...
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Apr 22nd, 2011
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… prospects for the Northern Spotted Owl seem bleak indeed By JEFFREY ST. CLAIR Counterpunch April 2 2011 Back in the good old days, a corporation with an unappetizing relationship to the natural world would often try to burnish their image by luring an executive or top staffer from an environm...
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Apr 21st, 2011
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Youngsters taking green ideas to national fair By Cheryl Browne – Special to the Examiner April 21 2011 Barrie’s growing a veritable petri dish of green, young scientists. To celebrate this year’s Earth Day, when one billion people are expected to remember to appreciate all things environ...
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Apr 7th, 2011
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Ill-conceived conflict strategy quietly posted on EBR, comment closes April 11From Ontario Wildlife Coalition April 6 2011  The fate of Ontario’s coyotes and other wildlife will soon be determined.The Minister of Natural Resources is working with the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affai...
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Apr 5th, 2011
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By Krystyn Tully Waterkeeper.ca Weekly April 5 2011 It finally feels like spring: the sun is out, the crocuses are up, and temperatures are climbing above freezing. It is a time for new life and fresh starts. This spring, we would like to make a pact with you. Let’s never again use the word “NIMBY”. ...