Tag: Ecosystems

Posts count: 109

Valuing Virunga

Our insatiable demand for oil is leading to exploration in places that were once considered ‘off limits’– some of the world’s most special, important and fragile places – places like the Arctic and indeed,... Read More
Our insatiable demand for oil is leading to exploration in places that were once considered ‘off limits’– some of...
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Sustainable seafood? The answer to a seafood lover's dilemma

About 1 billion people around the world depend on seafood as their primary source of protein; in addition, 200 million people depend on fishing for their livelihood. Our fisheries are in grave trouble, but... Read More
About 1 billion people around the world depend on seafood as their primary source of protein; in addition, 200...
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Canadians for the Great Bear send open letter to Premier Christy Clark

Premier Clark, your strong position that the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline project cannot be approved by your government is an important step towards securing a healthy future for the Great Bear. We urge you... Read More
Premier Clark, your strong position that the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline project cannot be approved by your government is...
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As heavy as 10 Boeing 747 jumbo jets…and counting

The amount of marine debris collected during last year’s International Coastal Shoreline Cleanup? 10 million pounds, or the weight of 10 Boeing 747 jumbo jets. Read More
The amount of marine debris collected during last year’s International Coastal Shoreline Cleanup? 10 million pounds, or the weight...
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Revised palm oil standards a positive step forward

WWF has welcomed revised standards for sustainable palm oil that were endorsed by the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) at its extra-ordinary General Assembly last week in Kuala Lumpur. Read More
WWF has welcomed revised standards for sustainable palm oil that were endorsed by the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil...
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Green Energy in Ontario: Why we can’t afford to slip backwards

Unfortunately, the energy discussion in Ontario (as it is in Canada and the world at large) is highly polarized. As a result, facts get skewed and everyday people are left wondering—what’s the real... Read More
Unfortunately, the energy discussion in Ontario (as it is in Canada and the world at large) is highly polarized....
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Sinking the myth – The science of bitumen in seawater

On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon platform exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico, spilling almost 5-million barrels of oil into the ocean. In spite of a massive cleanup effort, oil... Read More
On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon platform exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico, spilling almost 5-million...
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