The United States is now the only country in the world not committed to the carbon reduction goals announced in Paris at the COP21 climate change summit in 2015. But … [Read full article]
Originally Published in the ECOreport While the US has been embroiled in internal conflict about the XL Keystone, five more pipelines have been proposed in Canada. Two of those may … [Read full article]
According to a resident of the suddenly-important aboriginal village of Old Massett in British Columbia, Canada, the Canadian government knew all about the well-publicised ocean fertilization project conducted off Canada’s … [Read full article]
[UPDATED: Oct. 18, 2012; see below] Geoengineering theories and experiments have received much attention in recent years, with one recent experiment in “ocean (iron) fertilization” successfully conducted off the coast … [Read full article]
The battle of domestic energy production verses the protection of natural resources and wildlife “treasures” has many fronts. With attention largely focused on the environmental and climate change impacts of … [Read full article]
Huge percentages of forests are destroyed each year as a result of hurricanes, insect outbreaks and wildfire, but scientists are only just beginning to get a handle on what this does to the overall carbon intake of a forest.
ForestEthics board member Michael Uehara is on his way to row 26 miles through coastal waters of British Columbia in an attempt to raise awareness about the dangers of a pipeline that energy giant Enbridge wants to install along the route.
This is news from a couple weeks ago. Nonetheless, worth writing about and bringing to more people. Also, there is a petition going around on this and if you haven’t … [Read full article]
Oil companies will say anything they need to say to get approval for one of their projects. But as we should know by now, they are not the best neighbors … [Read full article]
Researchers Overpeck and Udall cite a litany of troubling trends to support their prediction: “soaring temperatures, declining late-season snow pack, northward-shifted winter storm tracks, increasing precipitation intensity (note: not total rainfall), the worst drought since measurements began, steep declines in Colorado River reservoir storage, widespread vegetation mortality, and sharp increases in the frequency of large wildfires.”
[social_buttons] Enjoy this week’s 10 Friday Photos post with ten photos of beautiful mountain and lake combinations. Mountains and lakes are beautiful on their own and I’m sure we will … [Read full article]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/qPE2fHs5-_I&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xcfcfcf&feature=player_embedded&fs=1] A tourist from Calgary found a lone seal pup while in British Columbia. She thought the pup needed rescuing, so she put it in her car wrapped in a … [Read full article]
Since 1993, Wayne Sawchuk, a former logger and grizzly bear hunter, has been working tirelessly to protect “the biggest well-kept secret in North America.” Wayne Sawchuk recently found some atonement … [Read full article]