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Canadian Logging Company Tries to Silence Critics with RICO Lawsuit

Todd Paglia | Posted 06.01.2016 | Home
Todd Paglia

In America, people and groups of people have the right to speak out when others are harming our shared resources - our air, water, forests, and wildlife. This lawsuit is an attempt to muzzle individuals and the public interest groups they support.

Canada-U.S. Summit Brings New Hope for Strengthened Partnership on Conservation

Steven Kallick | Posted 04.14.2016 | Home
Steven Kallick

Last year, under Prime Minister Trudeau's predecessor, Stephen Harper, Canada finalized the creation of the 2.6 million-acre Mealy Mountains National Park Reserve in Newfoundland and Labrador. Final boundaries were also set in 2015 for a national park and an adjoining territorial park in the Thaidene Nene region of the Northwest Territories, which will protect an additional 6.4 million acres.

Indigenous People Lead Effort to Keep 'Water Heart' Beating Strong in Northern Canada

Jennifer Lamson | Posted 03.28.2016 | Home
Jennifer Lamson

For generations, the Sahtúgot'ine Dene people in northern Canada have told a story about the "water heart," a power that connects all living things throughout their traditional territory. This heart beats deep within Great Bear Lake, a place as magnificent and untamed as its name suggests.

Beauty and Balance in the Boreal

Steven Kallick | Posted 03.17.2016 | Home
Steven Kallick

What does a billion acres of intact forest look like? It's a question worth considering. If you were to fly over Canada's immense boreal region -- a plane ride that would take most of a business day -- you could see the answer firsthand and enjoy scenery as splendid and diverse as the country itself.

Sleeping With Wolves and Camping in a Boreal Forest: Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean (Québec, Canada)

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 08.27.2016 | Home
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

We were not only going to a private wolf sanctuary, Aventuraid, but also to an animal wilderness park - Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien. The zoo was in a stunning boreal forest, and we looked forward to experiencing a camping, canoeing and hiking adventure.

UNESCO Recognizes Indigenous Rights, Cultures in World Heritage Rules

Steven Kallick | Posted 08.21.2016 | Home
Steven Kallick

By adopting new rules on the rights of Indigenous peoples within the World Heritage process--and by working to integrate the review of natural and cultural values in its evaluations--UNESCO has taken important steps in the right direction, which the people of Pimachiowin Aki hope will improve the ability of Indigenous peoples.

Top Ten Reasons to Visit Quebec Provence, Canada

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 08.11.2016 | Home
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Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

Moving among wildlife and experiencing the outdoors are favorite vacation motivators for me, and knowing this adventure would be special, I invited my 12-year old granddaughter to accompany me to make for a cross-generational experience.

Our Commitment to Boreal Forest Protection: Stronger Than Resolute

Todd Paglia | Posted 07.22.2013 | Home
Todd Paglia

While Resolute has proven unwilling to act in good faith, the other signatories of the historic CBFA remain committed to finding solutions for the Boreal. So am I.

State Dept. Keystone XL Contractor ERM Also Green-lighted Explosive, Faulty Peruvian Pipeline Project

Steve Horn | Posted 06.03.2013 | Home
Steve Horn

Throughout its history, ERM has proven instrumental in the fossil fuel industry's deployment of the "Tobacco Playbook," magically transforming one-sided scientific debates like climate change and ecological impacts of extreme pipeline proposals into faux two-sided disputes.

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Won't Ease Gas Prices; Senate Must Reject It

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.07.2012 | Home
Frances Beinecke

Pipeline supporters and their allies in Congress are trying to capitalize on rising gas prices by claiming the pipeline would lower prices at the pump. That is patently false.

Lingering Doubts About Obama's Keystone Pipeline Decision

Carl Safina | Posted 03.25.2012 | Home
Carl Safina

We need to generate visible public excitement not just about what could be stopped, but about what we need to create, and what can positively be accomplished.

I Am the Lorax, And So Are You: Five Reasons to Love Forests

Todd Paglia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Todd Paglia

In terms of battling climate change, forests are tough to beat: they're not waiting for government seed funding or venture capital for research; they don't require a senate supermajority.

World-Class Forest Protection

Steven Kallick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Steven Kallick

If you're someone who cares about the environment, you're probably ready—really ready—for some good news right now. Despite decades of disputes, log...

Will Climate Talks Give Trees the Brush Off?

Todd Wilkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Todd Wilkinson

Conservation biologists now suggest the vast belt of forest and bogs enwrapping Canada, Scandinavia and Russia has largely been overlooked as important catchments for Earth-warming carbon dioxide.

Obama Should Tell Canada's Prime Minister No Thanks on Tar Sands Expansion

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Frances Beinecke

My hope is that Obama will not sign on to any joint statements that will help Harper ramp up tar sands production -- a process that accelerates global warming and denudes Canada's great boreal forest.

Report Says U.S. Birds in "Widespread Decline," Need Help

Scott Dodd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Scott Dodd

Nearly a third of the 800 species of birds in the United States are endangered, threatened or in decline. The decline of birds is a warning sign about the overall health of our environment -- or lack thereof.

Is Your Ass Worth One Million Trees a Year?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Grayson

If every U.S. household swapped out just one four-pack of traditional bath tissue for the recycled version, it would save approximately one million trees a year.

President Obama: Don't Give Canadian Tar Sands a Free Climate Pass

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Frances Beinecke

Tomorrow President Obama is traveling to Canada. Prime Minister Harper wants to discuss giving Canada's dirty tar sands fuel a pass from greenhouse gas limits.

The Birds on the Tar Sands

Susan Cosier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Cosier

Harvesting oil sands in Alberta could impact up to 170 million birds that breed in the boreal.

Politicians Save

Reuters | Deborah Zabarenko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Politicians actually listened when experts told them to protect Canada's boreal forest, a potent weapon against global warming, and the plan for this ...