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Climate Change Missing In Enbridge Northern Gateway Assessment

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Published on 2013.09.07 | by Raincoast | in Climate & Habitat

By Paul C. Paquet, Chris Genovali and Misty MacDuffee, The Huffington Post
Ignoring climate change is a critical omission that further undermines the credibility of an already flawed Enbridge ESA for decision-making…

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Wrong to ignore Climate Change

Enbridge Northern Gateway is proposing a pipeline and oil tankers through BC

Published on 2013.08.30 | by Raincoast | in Climate & Habitat, Oil-free coast

By Paul Paquet, Chris Genovali and Misty MacDuffee,
The StarPhoenix
As formal interveners in the Northern Gateway federal review process, we were disconcerted that climate change was not considered in the Enbridge ESA…

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Pipeline proposal could triple oil tanker trips

Oil tanker in BC waters

Published on 2011.09.01 | by Raincoast | in Climate & Habitat, Marine Animals

By Sean McIntyre – Gulf Islands Driftwood
Published: August 31, 2011

Broader public consultation and a thorough risk assessment are needed before a decision to increase tanker traffic by more than 200% through the Gulf Islands is made…..

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Canada’s Pacific Coast: Priceless and Irreplaceable

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Published on 2011.06.01 | by Raincoast | in Climate & Habitat

The Huffington Post

By Chris Genovali, Paul Paquet and Misty MacDuffee

The distinct assembly of iconic animals such as whales, dolphins, wolves, and bears make the coast of British Columbia qualitatively different from most other exceptional places in the world…

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Wildlife Part of the Pipeline Equation, Too

Enbridge Northern Gateway is proposing a pipeline and oil tankers through BC

Published on 2011.04.06 | by Chris Genovali | in Climate & Habitat

Island Tides April 7-April 20, 2011

The notion that animal welfare applies to wildlife has escaped most people, including animal welfarists and conservationists alike…

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Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline Threatens Canadian Wildlife

Enbridge Northern Gateway is proposing a pipeline and oil tankers through BC

Published on 2011.03.22 | by Raincoast | in Climate & Habitat

The Huffington Post
By Paul Paquet and Chris Genovali

Although rarely considered, many human activities deprive wild animals of their life necessities by destroying or impoverishing their surroundings, causing suffering of individuals through displacement, stress, starvation, and diminished security…

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Ocean garbage: Floating landmines

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Published on 2011.03.21 | by Raincoast | in Climate & Habitat, Marine Animals

By Larry Pynn, Vancouver Sun

A new study found 36,000 pieces of debris along our coastline. Experts say it’s just the ‘tip of the iceberg’

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Northern Gateway Project threatens wildlife

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Published on 2011.03.12 | by Raincoast | in Climate & Habitat

By Paul C. Paquet and Chris Genovali, Special To The Vancouver Sun
March 11, 2011

Although rarely considered, many human activities deprive wild animals of their life necessities, causing suffering of individuals through displacement, stress, starvation, and diminished security…

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Pipeline threatens wildlife

Photo 39_EVOS_oiled_birds

Published on 2011.03.03 | by Raincoast | in Climate & Habitat

Animal Writes – The Vancouver Humane Society Newsletter, Spring 2011

by Paul C. Paquet and Chris Genovali

Why is there no concern about the pain, fear, suffering and even death that wildlife will endure if the pipeline is approved? It is largely because we place a higher priority on economic growth than on the welfare of other species…

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