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Stop the Ontario Spring Bear Hunt (Ontario Residents)
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, bears, hunting, Ontario, orphaned wildlife )

- 91 days ago -
A Spring Bear Hunt in Ontario will result in the death of hundreds of small bear cubs just like this one. Attracting hungry adult bears with food bait will result in the small dependent cubs dying a slow death of starvation.
Report Lists Top Scientists Who Lost Jobs Due to Federal Cuts (Canada)
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, climate change, government, health, oceans, science )

- 160 days ago -
A new report , "Vanishing Science," details cuts to science programs and the thousands of federal scientists that once inspected meat, measured climate change or monitored losses in ocean diversity that have been axed from federal payrolls.
Fracking's Terrifying Water Usage Trends Spell Disaster
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, drought, environment, fracking, water )

- 167 days ago -
New study shows that fracking boom is happening in places that can least afford to lose precious water supplies
Birth Defects Linked to Natural Gas Mining
Health & Wellness  (tags: Birth defects, Chemicals, Fracking, Health, Pollution, Toxins, VOC, Water )

- 173 days ago -
Various US studies probe how fracking pollution, chemicals affect the unborn.
Swarms of Earthquakes Shake Up Shale Gas Fields
Science & Tech  (tags: Deep well disposal, Earthquakes, Environment, Fracking, Shale gas )

- 176 days ago -
A string of studies have not only implicated hydraulic fracturing, but the related practice of pumping dirty wastewater deep underground, as the cause of unprecedented swarms of earthquakes.
Dismantling of Fishery Library 'Like a Book Burning,' Say Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, environment, fisheries, government, science, water )

- 229 days ago -
The Harper government has dismantled one of the world's top aquatic and fishery libraries as part of its agenda to reduce government as well as limit the role of environmental science in policy decision-making.
Canada: Pipeline Map: Have There Been Any Incidents Near You?
Environment  (tags: Canada, environment, health, oil, pipelines, safety )

- 270 days ago -
CBC News obtained data on more than 1,000 pipeline safety incidents that have happened from 2000 until late 2012. The data suggests the rate of overall incidents has doubled in the past decade. Explore the map.
Toronto Zoo Elephants Arrive in California
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, elephants, good news, PAWS, sanctuary )

- 280 days ago -
Follow the live blog as the Toronto Zoo elephants, Toka, Thika and Iringa, arrive at the PAWS sanctuary in California. Watch the full documentary on the elephant trek on the fifth estate, Friday, November 1. YEAH!!!!!
17 Plants You Grow From Kitchen Scraps
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, garden, greenliving, health, organic, recycling )

- 289 days ago -
Learn how to start your own plants from kitchen scraps. It is suggested the scraps you start with are from locally grown, organic produce.
Pesticide-Free Zone Declaration For Lawns, Landscapes and Pollinators! (Canada and U.S.)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bees, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, garden, health, pesticides, polinators )

- 293 days ago -
Pledge your yard, park, garden, or other community or business-managed green space as organically managed and pollinator-friendly.
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