Nature And Environment

Alberta Tar Sands: Canada targets Environmental Activists

Five years ago this month, the firm TransCanada submitted a permit request to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline, which would bring tar sands oil from Canada to refineries on the Gulf Coast. The project has sparked one of the nation’s most contentious environmental battles in decades.  The Obama administration initially appeared ready to approve Keystone XL, but an unprecedented wave of act ....

Bear obeys bartender's command, leaves Alaska bar

JUNEAU, Alaska (MSN) - If only all unwelcome bar guests were this obliging. A black bear walked into the bar at the Alaskan Hotel in downtown Juneau on Monday night. Bartender Ariel Svetlik-McCarthy says she freaked out and yelled, "No bear! Get out! No! You can't be in here!" The bear complied, leaving the bar within seconds. State biologist Ryan Scott says it's rare for ....

Biomass Energy Project launched to promote sustainable energy

A 1.82 million dollar project with additional 5.30 million USD as co-finance will be implemented in Kamoke, Jhelum, and Thatta for demonstration projects of 4.3 MW from biomass gasification technology and is funded by Global Environmental Facility. The Project is implemented in partnership with Centre for Energy Systems –NUST, PPAF, SMEDA, private sector and Provincial Energy Departments. A ....

Green office spaces increase productivity -- saves money

(NC) -- Many Canadian business owners and managers have embraced green initiatives as part of sound corporate social responsibility planning. And while encouraging employees to ride bikes to work, switch computers off at night, and stop using plastic water bottles are all steps in the right direction – there are many other ways to go green that will also improve your bottom line. Acco ....

Environment: National Newspaper inspires activism

The Canadian invites editorial submission on environmental issues that will help inspire public debate while educating the people about these issues. If you are a journalist or a writer, you are invited to submit your editorials on environmental issues which affect the masses.  If you want to educate the people about anything alarming, or if you want to share your opinion about an is ....

Wind Farms And The Double Standard, Slaughtering Endangered Species

Since the discovery that the Bay Area’s Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area in California is responsible for killing over 60 Golden Eagles per year for the last 30 years and the obvious fact that other turbines at wind farms around the country have killed more Eagles and birds under Federal protection, one has to wonder if the Federal government is going to enforce the current laws in place protect ....

Buying sustainable seafood helps to replenish the oceans

(NC) — In 2012, The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization reported that more than 70 per cent of the world's fish stocks are fully fished, overfished, or exploited. Our oceans, therefore, are facing an unprecedented crisis and this has caused many Canadian grocers to think differently about the sources of the seafood they sell, including the development of sustainable seafood policie ....