earthgauge: Earthgauge Radio May 24 2012: Special program on Canada’s changing North

Download: earthgaugeradio-podcast-may24-2012-arctic-special.mp3 On Earthgauge Radio this week, we’re taking a look at issues facing Canada’s rapidly changing northern regions. I have three interviews for you on today’s special show: Mary Simon, President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK), the national organization representing Inuit Ed Struzik, author of The Big Thaw: Travels in the Melting North Andrew ...

DeSmogBlog: Comparing Territories: Tar Sands Blanket Caribou Habitat

Picture 3.png As the controversy surrounding Canada’s proposed wolf cull in Alberta grows, the provincial government is attempting to limit criticism directed at the country’s polluting Tar Sands – the prime driver behind the region’s rapid decline in caribou populations.  Alberta’s Ministry of Sustainable Resource Development (SRD) is the government body responsible for, not surprisingly, ...