Politics and its Discontents: More Threats, Thanks To Our Heedlessness

Out of sight, out of mind seems the attitude of far too many in today’s world; as the following amply demonstrates, such attitudes have far-reaching consequences: Unfortunately, closer to home, the situation is equally, if not more, grim: Recommend this Post

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Rinse. Repeat. #nlpoli

Not one, not two, but three provincial cabinet ministers announced a five year ban on hunting George River caribou on Monday. This is a very serious situation, they said. It must be serious.  They had very glum faces. If people don’t stop killing caribou, then bad things will happen, they said. Justice minister @King_Darin said ...

DeSmogBlog: Maps Show Tar Sands Sprawl in Caribou Habitat: Could Resolve Problem with 1% of Industry Profits, says Scientist

alberta-caribou.jpg Alberta’s threatened caribou herds will stand a significantly better chance of surviving the province’s development of the Tar Sands, according to a group of scientists, if the oil and gas industry is willing to spare 1 percent of its potential development profits to make it happen. According to a recent study from the University ...