On Wednesday afternoon, we received the decision from the federal court that, while our case questioning the regulation exempting exploratory drilling from impact assessment was serious enough to warrant judicial review, the exemption itself could come into force even as we continue to pursue the case.
I have barely had time to update you on our legal challenge to a proposed regulation that would accelerate the rapid roll-out of oil and gas drilling off Eastern Newfoundland.
By: Julie Reimer
I can see it now: the vast blue horizon where the sky meets the ocean, the rolling waves as water ebbs and flows below, and in the distance a distinct v-shaped plume of mist. Can you see it? Can you hear it? The powerful exhale of the right whales coming home.
Like many families, my own is now in semi-isolation, with daycares, schools, and extracurricular activities cancelled for the next few weeks. We want to do our part, as Dr.
This is the first line in a message being sent by emergency services to those who refuse to leave their homes as the Australian bushfires approach.
Hiking trails have historical roots as places of transportation for people, goods, livestock, and wildlife with long-distance passages connecting villages and towns. Walking for leisure took place along garden paths or local forested trails. Recreational hiking grew dramatically in North America in the 20th century as leisure time increased post-war. A surge of outdoor recreationists coincided with the environmental movement of the 1960s and 1970s. People felt an attachment to the outdoors and hiking became a means to explore nature, increase fitness, and express individuality.
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Presentations from a range of speakers including Dr. John Pomeroy - Global Institute for Water Security, the Saskatchewan Farm Stewardship Association, and the School of Environment and Sustainability - U of S will cover many topics such as: