In the spring of 1995, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service captured several wolves from west central Alberta and set them loose the next year in Yellowstone National Park, hoping they would fill in the missing link in the park’s complex system of predator-prey relationships.
Wolves hadn’t been seen in Yellowstone in 70 years. Beyond anyone’s wildest expectations, and despite fierce opposition of some local ranchers and hunters, these and other wolves brought in from Alberta and British Columbia adjusted extremely well. Today, 11 packs, with nearly 100 wolves, are thriving in Yellowstone.
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WASHINGTON — The State Department may miss a year-end target to approve TransCanada Corp's Canada-to-Texas Keystone oilsands pipeline, a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday, risking a further delay to the most important new crude oil conduit in decades.
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Green groups vow to continue fighting a proposed coal-fired power plant after losing their bid to overturn a regulator's approval they say fast-tracked the project so it could dodge incoming carbon rules.
Alberta appeals court Judge Patricia Rowbotham said Friday she would not hear the appeal by Ecojustice, representing the Calgarybased Pembina Institute, of a June interim approval by the Alberta Utilities Commission of Maxim Power Corp.'s HR Milner expansion.... Read more »
Our Water Is Not For Sale, in cooperation with the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees, has produced a new brochure, featuring a postcard to the Environement Minister, to build awareness and support action on Alberta's critical water issues and the threat of water markets.
Please email email@example.com if you can help distribute the brochures -- to people at events in your community, to community groups, faith groups, co-workers, family, neighbours, classmates, etc.