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 Energy and Resources
The Liard River Basin is threatened by proposed fracking (Two Island Films)

Behn, Gillis talk Yukon, fracking on CBC radio

First Nations resource management expert Caleb Behn and filmmaker Damien Gillis discuss the pros and cons of fracking on CBC Yukon radio.
Christy Clark should try being more leader, less cheerleader
Burnaby loses bid for injunction against Kinder Morgan
 
 WATER
Large hydro dams aren't green - they actually drive climate change

Large hydro dams aren’t “green” – they actually drive climate change

Despite the rhetoric about "green" hydro dams, the science suggests these projects actually help drive climate change through organic decay, deforestation, and construction-related emissions.
BC Hydro vastly underestimates loss of farmland to Site C Dam
Site C Dam threatens BC's credit rating- Hudson's Hope Mayor, Council
 
 Oceans
New laws would enable fish farms to dump more waste, chemicals

New laws would enable fish farms to dump more waste, chemicals

Proposed changes to aquaculture regulations would enable the dumping of debris by fish farms, such as unused feed, feces, chemicals and anti-fouling agents.
Farmed salmon escapes far more prevalent than industry admits-study
Morton seeks answers from Grieg over farmed salmon die-off
 
 Climate Change
Large hydro dams aren't green - they actually drive climate change

Large hydro dams aren’t “green” – they actually drive climate change

Despite the rhetoric about "green" hydro dams, the science suggests these projects actually help drive climate change through organic decay, deforestation, and construction-related emissions.
Melting sea ice a help and hindrance to Arctic drilling
Canadian rockers join 'Blue Dot' tour - David Suzuki's swan song