Activism

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Greenpeace to LEGO & Shell: Everything Is NOT Awesome

Published on July 8th, 2014 | by Derek Markham

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LEGO is awesome. Kids and adults have been using the iconic interlocking plastic building blocks to learn and create and entertain themselves for decades, and it’s hard to find anything not to like about LEGO. Except ... Read More


Animals

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British Columbia’s Latest Bear Smart Community

Published on July 8th, 2014 | by Roy L Hales

Originally Published in the ECOreport Naramata is British Columbia’s latest Bear Smart Community. Kamloops, Squamish, Lions Bay, Whistler and Port Alberni have previously been recognized and another 20 communities are actively pursuing this status. In order to achieve Bear ... Read More


Oil

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Pipelines: Two of BC’s Requirements

Published on July 8th, 2014 | by Roy L Hales

Originally Published in the ECOreport The Proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline, bringing diluted bitumen from Alberta to BC,  has just hit another snag. On July 4 British Columbia’s attorney filed a motion with the National Energy Board ... Read More


Green Cars

Fart In A Smart Car (photoon)

Published on July 6th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

Ahhhhh, yes. What happens when you fart in a smart car. No further comment. Posted on Facebook by Moonalice. Thanks, Moon! (Working on 25K likes here.)... Read More


Climate Change

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OCO-2 Set To Outfox Climate Change Denial

Published on July 3rd, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

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OCO-2 is only a little thing, about 6 ft long, 3 ft in diameter, and less than half a ton in weight (NASA/JPL-Caltech, artist’s conception).  It will be harder to deny the existence of climate change ... Read More


Climate Change

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Ocean Fertilization: A Dangerous Experiment Gone Right

Published on July 2nd, 2014 | by Ken Whitehead

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In July of 2012, the Haida Salmon Restoration Corporation  in conjunction with American businessman Russ George, carried out an audacious and completely unauthorized ocean fertilization experiment. Approximately 100 tonnes of iron sulfate were spread across the surface ... Read More


Business

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Solar Leasing To Lose Ground To Solar Ownership In 2015

Published on June 30th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

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Solar leasing and solar power purchase agreements (PPAs)—in which homeowners don’t buy their solar power systems but simply the electricity that comes from them—have become extremely popular in the United States in recent years. The first ... Read More


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