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Jan 20th, 2013
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It was fun for a while to let the apes run the lab - but a bad idea in the end"We have set in motion an industrial machine of such complexity and such dependence on expansion that we do not know how to make do with less or move to a steady state in terms of our demands on nature"By Chris Hedges Natio...
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Jan 20th, 2013
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Email from Peaceful Parks Coalition January 20 2013A court action has begun against the City of London to halt the construction of a storm sewer pond on a sensitive wetland.The Application filed on December 21, 2012 claims the City of London acted illegally when it failed to disclose and consult with...
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Jan 19th, 2013
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AWARE Simcoe January 19 2013 The Ministry of Natural Resources has extended the deadline for comment on proposed changes to the Endangered Species Act to January 25 2013. Be sure to get your comment in! This earlier posting has links to changes being proposed to four environmental laws, all inviting ...
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Jan 19th, 2013
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Urgent action needed on proposed changes to Ontario's Endangered Species ActAction alert from John Bennett Sierra Club Canada January 19 2012The break is over and we only have a few days to convince the Ontario government not to weaken its already inadequate enforcement of the Endangered Species Act....
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Jan 19th, 2013
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Residents and municipalities urged to rally against changesNews release Assoc. for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals January 13, 2013 Sweeping changes to the Ontario Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act could lead to ecological warfare in Ontario communities, the Association for the Protection of F...
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Jan 17th, 2013
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AWARE Simcoe January 17 2013 UPDATE: Deadline for comment for Endangered Species Act has been extended to January 25.   Currently posted on the EBR registry — with public comment closing January 21 for the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act and the Public Lands Act work permits, and January 18 ...
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Jan 16th, 2013
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Momentous landmark reached Friends of the Greenbelt news release January 10 2014 The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation applauds Premier Dalton McGuinty on his announcement on expanding Ontario’s Greenbelt.At more than 1.8 million acres of protected green space, Ontario’s Greenbelt is the world’s la...
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Jan 14th, 2013
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 Ontario Nature Action Alert January 14 2013We are very concerned about the most recent recommendation from the government to weaken protection of Ontario’s at-risk wildlife.With your support, Ontario Nature worked hard to make sure the Endangered Species Act was passed into law. However, because of ...
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Jan 14th, 2013
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By Tim Harper Toronto Star January 14 2013Sometimes a scientific study so exhaustive, so authoritative and so alarming arrives in the public discourse that it simply cannot be ignored.And sometimes the timing and content of such a study merely confirms what should be evident to any thinking person an...
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Jan 14th, 2013
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New Tecumseth Free Press January 11, 2013Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) is proposing changes to fish and wildlife-related activities that will make it easier for property owners to eradicate problems with wildlife by removing the crown agency from the approvals process....