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Nov 5th, 2011
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Manitoba Wildlands League November 4 2011 The Government of Canada has extended the comment period on the proposed “Recovery Strategy for Woodland Caribou” for an additional 120 days. Read more  Previous coverage ...
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Oct 31st, 2011
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A victory for Canadians’ right to speak up for environment By Jennifer Agnolin EcoJustice OCT 12, 2011 Ecojustice scored another win in the battle to protect Canadians’ right to speak up for the environment.  Read more ...
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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...