The ECOreport reposts a study citing underfunding, Canada’s DFO Is Not Monitoring Enough Spawning Streams
Originally Published on SFU News
By Justin Wong
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is not monitoring enough spawning streams to accurately assess the health of Pacific salmon, according to a new study led by Simon Fraser University researchers Michael Price and John Reynolds.
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The ECOreport reposts news from British Columbia, Construction on Kinder Morgan’s pipeline delayed
Originally POsted on the Dogwood Initiative
STO:LO TERRITORY — It’s back-to-school day around the province, including at Sandy Hill Elementary in Abbotsford. Meanwhile, just blocks away from the quiet Fraser Valley neighbourhood school, construction on Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion project did not begin.
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The ECOreport reposts a press release from the ongoing struggle to make the US Government answerable for climate actions: Youthful Plaintiffs Respond To Trump’s Mandamus Petition
Press Release from Our Children’s Trust
San Francisco – Today, attorneys representing 21 youth plaintiffs in the landmark climate case Juliana v. United States filed an answer to the Trump Administration’s mandamus petition with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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The ECOreport reposts a news release, Cortes Community radio signs MOU with Strathcona Regional District
Republished from Cortes Community Radio
On Tuesday, August 29, 2017, Cortes Community Radio signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) stating its willingness to provide temporary emergency use of its station to Strathcona Regional District.
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The ECOreport reposts an appeal on the 40th Anniversary of America’s Federal Strip Mine Law, Farmers & ranchers call for coal mine cleanup
Joint Press Release from the Powder River Basin Resource Council, Northern Plains Resource Council & Western Organization of Resource Councils
BILLINGS, Mont. – As the nation marks the 40th anniversary of the federal strip mine law, coal field residents are urging the federal government to make good on promises to reclaim mined land.
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The ECOreport reposts the Kickstarter for The Mount Polley Documentary: Turbidity
Originally Posted on Kickstarter
By Robert E Moberg
It’s been a tough summer for many here in the Cariboo Chilcotin region of BC. Forest fires resulted in evacuations of entire towns and thousands of people, myself included. We are finally home and safe but still under an evacuation alert. As we approach the 3rd anniversary of the Mt Polley mine disaster we need your help more than ever. The funds raised through this campaign will help complete the feature length documentary, Turbidity. In the end this film is not about one mine or one disaster. It is about the kind of world we want for ourselves and our children. This is a 30 day all or nothing campaign to raise at least 10,000 dollars towards production. Thank you for your support, it really does make a difference!
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The ECOreport reposts news that Canadian Building Industry LEEDs With Over 100 v4 Registrations, +681,000 m2 of space
Press Release from the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)
OTTAWA, ON – August 1, 2017 – The Canadian green building movement is at the forefront of the global green building industry, with the Canada Green Building Council(CaGBC) announcing today that the country has now surpassed 100 LEED v4 registrations, representing over 681,000 m2 of building floor area. As the world’s most established green building rating system, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is now used in over 160 countries, with this latest version of the rating system providing the most rigorous energy and environmental thresholds to date.
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The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED on the UK’s 2017 election, Why Theresa May’s political gamble failed
Originally Published on University of Kent News
Analysis of the result of the 2017 General Election by experts at the University and Royal Holloway, University of London has examined why Theresa May’s gamble at the polls in June backfired.
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The ECOreport reposts news of a new wat to correct communication pathways in silicon chips, moving towards greener, faster, smaller electric circuitry
Originally Published on University of Alberta News
By Jennifer Pascoe on July 26, 2017
A key step in unlocking the potential for greener, faster, smaller electronic circuitry was taken recently by a group of researchers led by UAlberta physicist Robert Wolkow.
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The ECOreport reposts news from Tilos, Greece, where the sun & wind provide 100% of Mediterranean island’s power
Originally Posted on University of East Anglia News
Tilos, a tiny Greek island nestled between Kos and Rhodes, is at the vanguard of a renewable energy revolution thanks to an initiative by the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the University of Applied Sciences in Piraeus that has just been recognised by two important EU Commission awards.
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