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Crikey
Head in the sand 101’: what the world media thinks of our commitment to the environment –As Environment Minister Greg Hunt prepares to return home from the World Govern
Head in the sand 101’: what the world media thinks of our commitment to the environment –
Crikey / Posted 7 hours ago
As Environment Minister Greg Hunt prepares to return home from the World Government Summit in Dubai with the title “Best Minister in the World”, you’d think that global media would have nothing but praise for how we handle our climate science. But... Read more
23h
Brandon Sun
OpinionDo First Nations have a veto over development on Crown land in their traditiona
Opinion
Brandon Sun / Posted 23 hours ago
Do First Nations have a veto over development on Crown land in their traditional territory? Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said as much, while vying for aboriginal support on the campaign trail last year. Now, he is hedging. It is time our prime... Read more
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The Space Review
Filling in the detailsTwo events on Tuesday have the potential to provide clues for the future of spa
Filling in the details
The Space Review / Posted yesterday
Two events on Tuesday have the potential to provide clues for the future of space policy. In Washington, the Obama Administration will release its fiscal year 2017 budget proposal, the final one by this president. Meanwhile, several hundred... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Trudeau muddies First Nations rightsDo First Nations have a veto over development on Crown land in their traditiona
Trudeau muddies First Nations rights
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
Do First Nations have a veto over development on Crown land in their traditional territory? Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said as much, while vying for aboriginal support on the campaign trail last year. Now, he is hedging. It is time our prime... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
In Alberta, Trudeau determined not to follow in father’s footstepsPOLITICS BRIEFING Determined not to be his father’s son, Justin Trudeau is hea
In Alberta, Trudeau determined not to follow in father’s footsteps
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
POLITICS BRIEFING Determined not to be his father’s son, Justin Trudeau is heading to Alberta with encouraging words for a province reeling from collapsing oil prices. In truth, there is little the Prime Minister can offer other than sympathy and... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Will we learn the lesson this time? Probably not, if history is any guide. Every couple of decades around here,
Will we learn the lesson this time?
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Probably not, if history is any guide. Every couple of decades around here, we’re forced to re-learn the perils of putting too many of our economic eggs in the tempting basket of resource extraction. We’re... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. by-elections see parties testing tactics ahead of 2017 electionTwo British Columbia by-elections to fill vacant Metro Vancouver seats are bein
B.C. by-elections see parties testing tactics ahead of 2017 election
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Two British Columbia by-elections to fill vacant Metro Vancouver seats are being fought against a much larger political backdrop than who wins or loses. Premier Christy Clark’s Liberals, the New Democrats and the Greens are knocking on doors and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Trudeau’s pressing energy question: How will he handle First Nations veto?POLITICS BRIEFING As federal and provincial environment ministers meet in Otta
Trudeau’s pressing energy question: How will he handle First Nations veto?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
POLITICS BRIEFING As federal and provincial environment ministers meet in Ottawa today, one vital but unspoken item on the agenda is whether First Nations and other indigenous Canadians now have a blanket right to veto developments to which they... Read more
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PhysOrg
Stress from noise can be short-livedA European eel (Anguilla anguilla) Underwater noise can negatively impact anti-
Stress from noise can be short-lived
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
A European eel (Anguilla anguilla) Underwater noise can negatively impact anti-predator behaviour in endangered eels and increase stress in both eels and European seabass, a new study published in Royal Society Open Science confirms. However, there... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
First Nations sign resource-development deal with YukonOne year after signalling its intention to tighten up requirements for resource
First Nations sign resource-development deal with Yukon
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
One year after signalling its intention to tighten up requirements for resource development in its territory, a First Nations group in Canada’s North has signed a land-management plan with Yukon Territory. Kaska Dena, whose several nations span the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Residents, in shock, pay respects to victims of one of Canada's deadliest school shootings in decadesTownspeople gathered at a church in La Loche, northern Saskatchewan, on Sunday
Residents, in shock, pay respects to victims of one of Canada's deadliest school shootings in decades
Orange County Register / Posted 16 days ago
Townspeople gathered at a church in La Loche, northern Saskatchewan, on Sunday to pay respects to the victims of one of the deadliest school shootings in Canada in almost three decades. Four people were killed and seven were injured Friday in the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Residents, in Shock, Pay Respects to Canada Shooting Victims(Bloomberg) -- Townspeople gathered at a church in La Loche, northern Saskatche
Residents, in Shock, Pay Respects to Canada Shooting Victims
Swissinfo / Posted 16 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Townspeople gathered at a church in La Loche, northern Saskatchewan, on Sunday to pay respects to the victims of one of the deadliest school shootings in Canada in almost three decades. Four people were killed and seven were injured... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Saudi to seek foreign non-oil investors as crude slumpsRIYADH: Saudi Arabia aims to at least double annual inflows of foreign direct i
Saudi to seek foreign non-oil investors as crude slumps
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia aims to at least double annual inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) over the next 10 years by focusing on new sectors such as mining, health care and information technology, the head of its investment agency said on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China pushes inferno documentary into purgatoryBEIJING: It is a vision of hell on earth: green hills blasted into black heaps,
China pushes inferno documentary into purgatory
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
BEIJING: It is a vision of hell on earth: green hills blasted into black heaps, and workers toiling under snarling machinery, dodging hot red sparks and rivers of molten metal. Inspired by Dante's "Inferno", a medieval tale of a journey to the... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
'Keep Your Hands Off': Rally calls for New Mexico legislature to protect public landsCamo, orange and puffy down jackets joined forces in the Roundhouse on Thursday
'Keep Your Hands Off': Rally calls for New Mexico legislature to protect public lands
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 19 days ago
Camo, orange and puffy down jackets joined forces in the Roundhouse on Thursday afternoon as a cross section of more than a hundred New Mexicans came together to make a lot of noise in favor of public lands. Gathering on the western steps of the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
China pushes inferno documentary into purgatory It is a vision of hell on earth: green hills blasted into black heaps, and wo
China pushes inferno documentary into purgatory
Manila Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
It is a vision of hell on earth: green hills blasted into black heaps, and workers toiling under snarling machinery, dodging hot red sparks and rivers of molten metal. Inspired by Dante’s “Inferno”, a... Read more
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Terrace Standard
A biblical lesson in natural resource equityGO right back to the Bible, Joshua 9:23, and you might find a definition that m
A biblical lesson in natural resource equity
Terrace Standard / Posted 19 days ago
GO right back to the Bible, Joshua 9:23, and you might find a definition that many hold true of the Canadian economy: “Now therefore ye are cursed, and there shall none of you be freed from being bondmen and hewers of wood and drawers of water for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CSOs Call for EITI TransparencyTwelve Civil society organisations (CSOs) working on issues pertaining to extra
CSOs Call for EITI Transparency
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Twelve Civil society organisations (CSOs) working on issues pertaining to extractive industries in Zambia have called on the Government to implement the publication of beneficial ownerships of mining companies to enhance transparency. The Global... Read more
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Aliran Online
Three vital reasons to oppose the TPPAYou can now share this post using the Whatsapp button visible on smartphones.
Three vital reasons to oppose the TPPA
Aliran Online / Posted 20 days ago
You can now share this post using the Whatsapp button visible on smartphones. The TPPA does not look good for democracy and human rights in the participating countries, says Kua Kia Soong. The government insists that there are no good arguments for... Read more
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PhysOrg
Land reclamation benefits Alberta grizzly bearsIn the face of ongoing demand for resource extraction, scientists are challenge
Land reclamation benefits Alberta grizzly bears
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
In the face of ongoing demand for resource extraction, scientists are challenged to minimize disruption to sensitive wilderness species. A team from the University of Alberta has studied the effects of human disturbance—specifically mining and... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Build Oregon prosperity: Editorial Agenda 2016It was possible last year to think that Oregon's economic woes were nearly over
Build Oregon prosperity: Editorial Agenda 2016
OregonLive.com / Posted 21 days ago
It was possible last year to think that Oregon's economic woes were nearly over. Post-recession unemployment levels had fallen. Job growth surged. In-migration continued, bringing young root-setting people looking for jobs as well as retirees flush... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Mission Accomplished? The U.S. Spent Half A Billion On Mining In Afghanistan With "Limited Progress"Well, better than half a Trillion I guess... Silly people... Everyone knows it
Mission Accomplished? The U.S. Spent Half A Billion On Mining In Afghanistan With "Limited Progress"
Zero Hedge / Posted 22 days ago
Well, better than half a Trillion I guess... Silly people... Everyone knows it only costs $5 to dig it out of the ground! Come on!!...You know that mining program was "locally funded." Lithium and gold worth over $1 trillion is in Afghanistan and... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Zinc mine sues municipality over new severance taxANCHORAGE — The company that manages one of the world’s largest zinc mines is s
Zinc mine sues municipality over new severance tax
Juneau Empire / Posted 22 days ago
ANCHORAGE — The company that manages one of the world’s largest zinc mines is suing an Alaska municipality over a new tax. Teck Alaska Inc. says the Northwest Arctic Borough is improperly levying a severance tax that targets only the mine and... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Zinc mine sues over new severance taxANCHORAGE — The company that manages one of the world’s largest zinc mines is s
Zinc mine sues over new severance tax
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 24 days ago
ANCHORAGE — The company that manages one of the world’s largest zinc mines is suing an Alaska municipality over a new tax. Teck Alaska Inc. says the Northwest Arctic Borough is improperly levying a severance tax that targets only the mine and... Read more
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Digi Times
Global building stock expected to increase to 171.6 billion square meters by 2024, says Navigant Press release, January 15; Alex Wolfgram, DIGITIMES [Friday 15 January 2016]
Global building stock expected to increase to 171.6 billion square meters by 2024, says Navigant
Digi Times / Posted 26 days ago
Press release, January 15; Alex Wolfgram, DIGITIMES [Friday 15 January 2016] Commercial, residential, and industrial buildings account for 47% of... Read more
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Summit Daily News
HC3, CDLT host Wild and Scenic Film Festival in BreckenridgeTwo local nonprofits have teamed up once again to bring an environmentally-focu
HC3, CDLT host Wild and Scenic Film Festival in Breckenridge
Summit Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
Two local nonprofits have teamed up once again to bring an environmentally-focused film festival to Breckenridge during Ullr Fest weekend. High Country Conservation Center (HC3) and Continental Divide Land Trust (CDLT) present the 2016 SYRCL Wild and... Read more
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Business Wire
The Global Building Stock is Expected to Increase to 171.6 Billion Square Meters by 2024, According to Navigant ResearchToday, commercial, residential, and industrial buildings account for 47 percent
The Global Building Stock is Expected to Increase to 171.6 Billion Square Meters by 2024, According to Navigant Research
Business Wire / Posted 27 days ago
Today, commercial, residential, and industrial buildings account for 47 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions and nearly half of the world’s energy consumption. The global building stock, which is expected to experience moderate growth during... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
3 vital reasons why we oppose the TPPA – Kua Kia Soong Published: 14 January 2016 2:31 PM The Malaysian government insists that the
3 vital reasons why we oppose the TPPA – Kua Kia Soong
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 27 days ago
Published: 14 January 2016 2:31 PM The Malaysian government insists that there are no good arguments for opposing the TPPA. For six years, very few knew the contents of the TPPA except for the... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Militias and Public Lands: A Utah StoryThe Utah Connection Throughout the recent armed occupation of the Malheur Wild
Militias and Public Lands: A Utah Story
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 27 days ago
The Utah Connection Throughout the recent armed occupation of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge building at an eastern Oregon federal bird-refuge, two ideological forces seem increasingly intertwined: the public-lands-takeover movement and the patriot... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Province stands against pipelineThose who believe an increase in tankers on the Salish Sea mere kilometres from
Province stands against pipeline
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 28 days ago
Those who believe an increase in tankers on the Salish Sea mere kilometres from Parksville Qualicum Beach is something to be avoided at all costs have a government in their corner and it's not the one you would expect. Prime Minister Justin... Read more
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Mission City Record
Proposed Chehalis River Valley landfill prompts concernThe Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) board is expected to vote in Februar
Proposed Chehalis River Valley landfill prompts concern
Mission City Record / Posted 30 days ago
The Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) board is expected to vote in February on whether to give the go-ahead to a proposed landfill for contaminated soil in the Chehalis River Valley. Statlu Resources has proposed to extract gravel from a site... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Editorial: Clemency for Hammond familyThe following editorial ran Jan. 5 in the East Oregonian regarding the armed st
Editorial: Clemency for Hammond family
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
The following editorial ran Jan. 5 in the East Oregonian regarding the armed standoff in Harney County following the imprisonment of two ranchers: The case of Dwight and Steven Hammond is a tragedy, both because of what they did and how they have... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Questions raised about proposed contaminated soil landfillBlack Press The Fraser Valley Regional District board is expected to vote in F
Questions raised about proposed contaminated soil landfill
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted 1 months ago
Black Press The Fraser Valley Regional District board is expected to vote in February on whether to give the go-ahead to a proposed landfill for contaminated soil in the Chehalis River Valley. Statlu Resources has proposed to extract gravel from a... Read more

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