Sep 092019
 

The plan also promises to phase out all use of glyphosate, the world’s most common weed killer, by December 2023. The broad-spectrum herbicide often ends up killing the native plants insects rely on. My feelings won’t be hurt if you scroll past my feedback, to the article! Hopefully the “research” won’t be headed up by […]

Sep 072019
 
2019-09-03  Swiss Development Aid, Nestlé and Water Privatization, with thanks to Defend Democracy Press

You may want to view this on the Defend Democracy website,  click on Swiss Development Aid, Nestlé and Water Privatization.   Canadians should be aware, important information. = = = = = = = = = = = = = By Franklin Frederick Translation: Tamanna Kohi Last February, the Government of Switzerland announced the creation of […]

Sep 072019
 
2019-09-04  Bayer’s Roundup Woes Deepen as Germany Bans Key Chemical,  Wall Street Journal

Preface to the article,  MY EXCITEMENT: From: Sandra Finley Sent: September 7 To: Ruth.Bender  (The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) journalist who wrote the article below) Subject: RE: Bayer’s Roundup Woes Deepen as Germany Bans Key Chemical Enormous thanks to you, Ruth, and to the WSJ for publishing this article. I am from the farmlands of […]

Aug 232019
 
2019-08-23  DFO will soon use satellites to fight illegal fishing worldwide,David Burke, CBC News

Ron writes: This may help the current overfishing situation.  More help will come when the indigenous people are given back their right to harvest the seals. = = = = = = = = = ‘I think that’s quite a critical mission for our department and for Canada,’ says federal official Illegal fishing takes place […]

Aug 222019
 
2019-08-22   Gulf of St. Lawrence cod extinction 'highly probable,' says DFO, CBC, Paul Withers

Rising grey seal population eating adult cod at unsustainable levels Paul Withers In this April 23, 2016, file photo, cod fill a box on a trawler off the coast of Hampton Beach, N.H. (Robert F. Bukaty/The Associated Press) Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has issued a stark warning linking the demise of codfish in the […]

Apr 092019
 
2018-10-04  While Nestlé extracts millions of litres from their land, residents have no drinking water, The Guardian

 Lengthy with good information, set in the international context of water shortages. == = = = = = = = =  = = = =  = = = Just 90 minutes from Toronto, residents of a First Nations community try to improve the water situation as the beverage company extracts from their land Alexandra Shimo […]

Mar 262019
 

https://www.tvo.org/video/documentaries/call-of-the-forest-the-forgotten-wisdom-of-trees Forests are one of the world’s most significant sources of food, new medicines and oxygen. Scientist and author Diana Beresford-Kroeger explores our profound biological and spiritual connection with trees, and meets people who are taking the lead to replant, restore and protect the last of the planet’s great ancient forests.

Mar 122019
 
2019-03-12  Court documents reveal Monsanto's efforts to fight glyphosate's 'severe stigma', CBC

Canadian firm hired to recruit scientists to publish studies that ultimately defended Roundup’s key ingredient Gil Shochat, Sylvie Fournier A review by CBC/Radio-Canada of internal Monsanto documents disclosed in the court case of Dewayne Johnson, who sued Monsanto and won $78 million US last October, showed the many efforts Monsanto took to fight a negative […]

Mar 122019
 
2013-11-13  “An open letter to all the wild creatures of the earth", Patrick Lane, Convocation Address, University of Victoria

On November 13, 2013, the University of Victoria conferred an honorary degree (Doctor of Letters, honoris causa) on Patrick Lane. His convocation address, “An open letter to all the wild creatures of the earth,” published by the Times Colonist newspaper, has since been shared many times on other sites and through social media. Convocation Address […]