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The Canadian Progressive: David Suzuki: A healthy environment nurtures healthy people

Acting on the understanding that we’re part of nature, and caring for the environment, makes people healthier and happier, argues world-renowned Canadian scientist, broadcaster, activist and author, David Suzuki.

The post David Suzuki: A healthy environment nurtures healthy people appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Dead Wild Roses: How Wolves Change Rivers

 

Fascinating how interconnected the system is. Now imagine what happens when we start fracking for shale gas or extracting oil from far sands. :/

 

Filed under: Science Tagged: Ecosystems, Rivers, Wolves

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The Canadian Progressive: Sierra Club Canada: Great Lakes organizations alarmed with IJC’s ‘advice’

Great Lakes organizations alarmed with the International Joint Commission’s “Adaptive Management” advice instead of dealing with a significant cause of the record-setting low water levels on Lakes Michigan/Huron/Georgian Bay by Sierra Club Canada | Feb. 4, 2013: TORONTO – As water levels in Lakes Michigan, Huron and Georgian Bay set new monthly record lows, the . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Sierra Club Canada: Great Lakes organizations alarmed with IJC’s ‘advice’

The Canadian Progressive: Canada’s Lake Winnipeg is “Threatened Lake of the Year 2013″

Canada’s third largest freshwater lake in serious trouble by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Feb. 4, 2013: A report by a Germany-based international environmental foundation is reminding Canadians of the consequences of neglecting the responsibility to protect the environment. On World Wetland Day, Feb. 2, the Global Nature Fund (GNF) declared Lake Winnipeg the . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Canada’s Lake Winnipeg is “Threatened Lake of the Year 2013″

Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Major Canadian Unions Endorse Mass Sit-in Against Tar Sands Pipelines and Tankers

Today (September 26), the Communications Energy and Paperworkers Union (CEP), the Canadian Autoworkers Union (CAW), the BC Teachers’ Federation, the United Fishermen and Allied Workers’ Union-CAW, and the Canadian Union of Public Employees BC (CUPE BC) have all added their names to the growing list endorsing the October 22 Defend Our Coast mass sit-in against . . . → Read More: Canadian ProgressiveCanadian Progressive: Major Canadian Unions Endorse Mass Sit-in Against Tar Sands Pipelines and Tankers

Politics and its Discontents: What Purpose Do We Serve?

Although I have written on this topic before, I think it merits a return visit, given the environmental disasters currently engulfing the world.

Were it within my power, I would legislate that all people in both elementary and high school, and in the world’s corporate boardrooms, be required to watch nature documentaries . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: What Purpose Do We Serve?