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October 5, 2005 | Toronto Star | Published News | Stephen Hazell
Perhaps we should make it official and declare Canada the tar nation. To Bay Street, Alberta's tar sands appear to be Canada's economic salvation with oil reserves second only to Saudi Arabia and an...
October 1, 2005 | Evergreen Monthly | Published News | Ritzy Ryciak
?I have always felt a kinship with trees. It is a torture to know that they have died for my words to live.? ?Novelist Alice Walker The books on our shelves offer insight into our passions and...
September 30, 2005 | The New York Times | Published News
OTTAWA, Sept. 30 - Native Canadians have more or less been won over. So why is the effort to revive one of the most ambitious energy projects in North America, the $7 billion Mackenzie Valley...
September 29, 2005 | Nature | Published News
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September 23, 2005 | The Westborough News | Published News | Sarah Menesale
Eleven-year-old Elizabeth Anderson is doing her part this fall to help preserve Canada's Boreal forest. The Junior Girl Scout decided to help preserve forests by reducing the number of unnecessary...
September 15, 2005 | Anchorage Daily News | Published News | Doug O'Harra
The tundra of Alaska and northern Canada has been "greening" dramatically as the Arctic warms, with more plant growth and longer growing seasons, according to a new study that analyzed thousands of...
September 15, 2005 | Minnesota Daily | Published News | Frank Erickson
Most of us do not wonder or concern ourselves with where the newsprint comes from to make our newspapers. Understandably, it?s not something we think about as we accept and love newspapers as part of...
September 2, 2005 | The Memphis Flyer | Published News | Gregory Dicum
In an ad that ran earlier this year in a number of newspapers, a sultry model in a satin bodice and frilly, feathered wings stared poutingly from the page. At first glance, it appeared to be an ad...
September 1, 2005 | Audubon Magazine | Published News | Jeff Hull
Imagine a place called the boreal forest, an area so vast and intact that 3 billion birds gather there each year, giving it the greatest breeding-bird diversity of any place in North America. Next...
August 18, 2005 | eenews.net | Published News | Mary O'Driscoll, senior reporter
U.S. officials, the petroleum industry and environmentalists are studying Alberta's tar sands development for ideas on how to exploit oil sands and oil shale resources that some say could turn Utah,...

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