As if we didn’t learn anything from the depletion of the cod stocks, an auditor general report has found that DFO is not adequately managing and monitoring fish stocks. That’s a serious problem, and Nova Scotians should demand action, says the Ecology Action Centre.
The Muskrat Falls power generating project is destroying the way of life of Innu and Inuit, and they’re fighting back. Very few reporters tell their story. One of those few is Justin Brake of the Independent. He needs our support.
Chances are that Justin Trudeau,federal ministers and Stephen McNeil are going to find their inboxes and Facebook and Twitter timelines rather full this week. The group that is trying to stop Alton Gas from dumping brine into the vulnerable Shubenacadie River kicked off a one-week social media blitz to make the politicians aware of the issues.
This weekend’s weekend video is Seeking Netukulimk, by Martha Stiegman. Learn about Mi’kmaq treaties and stewardship of the land in this lyrical documentary by a master documentary maker.
Protesters at Province House had a simple message for Alton Gas. Go away!
Glyphosate spraying in the face of widespread concerns among rural residents just so that forestry companies can make a bit more money seems pretty outrageous. Yet that’s what’s happening.
A delegation of the Sipeknekatik Band traveled to New Brunswick to demand that Dominic Leblanc, the federal minister of Fisheries and Oceans, use his power to halt the Alton Gas project. The group asserted their treaty rights and warned that the river will be defended, whatever that may take.
In September storyteller and environmentalist Silver Donald Cameron will show his new documentary Green Rights, The Human Rights to a Clean Environment, at Nova Scotia university Campuses. Here is a preview.
Spraying of woodlands with the Glyphosate herbicide continues in Nova Scotia, even though provincial subsidies have ended. And for how long DNR’s moratorium on subsidies will remain in effect is an open question.
Time for Nova Scotia to get serious about climate change and consider a carbon tax, says David Henry in this guest op-ed.