DeSmogBlog: Heartbreaking News for Canada’s Water Lovers

MMSampling.jpg   This is a guest post by Mark Mattson, President of Lake Ontario Waterkeeper. Republished with permission from Waterkeeper, original post here.  I remember the first time I sat around a kitchen table in a rural community giving environmental law advice. I was speaking with a farmer who was beset by pollution running across ...

DeSmogBlog: Cry Wolf: An Unethical Oil Story

Picture 4.png Over the last several months, Alberta has killed more than 500 wolves using aerial sharpshooters and poisoned bait in order to conceal the impact of rapid industrial development on Canada’s iconic woodland caribou.  Independent scientists say that declining caribou health stems chiefly from habitat destruction caused by the encroachment of the tar sands and ...