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Kill for Cash: Coyotes are targeted in Nova Scotia’s “pelt incentive program”
The Death Cults Among Us: Wolves are targets on both sides of the Canada US border
Enbridge Northern Gateway Project: Enbridge’s record and Canadian wildlife mean too great a risk from oil tankers on the BC coast.

Oil and water

Oil and water

Is America’s Chernobyl in Canada’s future? Monday Magazine Many Canadians have been anxiously following the unfolding Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster and are experiencing a deep sense of unease as they scan the daily media reports. Such foreboding is clearly understandable as one can’t help thinking this might be a nightmarish peek into one…

The ‘Get Out’ Migration

The ‘Get Out’ Migration

Reflecting on last Saturday’s finale of Alexandra Morton’s amazing Get Out Migration, the walk from Sidney (starting at the Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre) to the legislature was absolutely inspiring. The Ocean Discovery Centre had a great Get Out Migration exhibit, along with a moving montage of images from the Get Out Migration’s previous legs, accompanied…

Isn’t there a better way to manage bears?
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Isn’t there a better way to manage bears?

SPRING HUNT 2010 By Chris Genovali A new decade has dawned, but this month yet another year of grizzly bear hunting will commence in British Columbia. The B.C. grizzly bear hunt has been a source of unrelenting controversy. Both sides are stuck in a continual expert-driven argument in which each camp claims science supports their…

Tankers and oil spills could reverse years of recovery efforts
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Tankers and oil spills could reverse years of recovery efforts

By Chris Genovali Lessons from the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska have shown that even after two decades, some species and fisheries still have not recovered. This includes killer whale populations, some seabird populations, shellfish harvesting and the commercial herring fishery. If the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline is constructed from Alberta’s tar sands…

Re: A climate of denial

Focus Magazine, January 2010 Re: A climate of denial (Dec 2009) All the credible evidence vetted in countless scientifically peer-reviewed papers shows the primary cause of climate disruption is anthropogenic. Further, the scientific community agrees that global warming poses severe risks to humanity and requires immediate action to limit carbon emissions.

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Climate change is real and demands a concerted effort

By Chris Genovali, Vancouver Sun, December  22, 2009 Re: The scare tacticians: ‘Scientists’ should face criminal prosecution, Dec. 18 David Warren’s paranoia-ridden anti-science polemic reads like something Sarah Palin would have penned. Come to think of it, she recently wrote an article in the Washington Post peddling the same kinds of fringe theories on climate…