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Roy L Hales has written hundreds of newspaper and magazine stories since 1982 and was recently the Editor of the website "San Diego Loves Green."

Sociology Student Urges Canadians To Stand Against Islamophobia

The ECOreport reposts an address before the House of Commons, Sociology student urges Canadians to stand against Islamophobia

Originally Published on the University of Alberta News

By Geoff McMaster

Srosh Hassan is no stranger to public speaking, but when she stood up in the House of Commons during the Daughters of the Vote event, emotion got the best of her.

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Trump’s DOE Promotes Wind & Solar

The ECOreport reposts an OP-Ed from the Unites States, Trump’s DOE promotes wind & solar

Originally Published on Clean Technica

By Tina Casey 

All of those folks who were cautiously optimistic about former Texas Governor Rick Perry as head of the US Department of Energy might be feeling a little more cautiously optimistic now. In the past several days, the agency has pushed out some news and social media messages hinting that the agency will continue to follow through with support for renewables.

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Misconception Driving Islamophobia In Canada

The ECOreport reposts an OP-Ed about Canada’s newest wave of immigrants, Misconception Driving Islamophobia In Canada

Originally published on University of Alberta News

By Geoff McMaster

A Radio-Canada poll released this week shows that most Canadians support welcoming refugees. But 74 per cent said they also support screening for anti-Canadian values as a way to keep terrorism out of the country.
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BC Should Return Kinder Morgan’s Campaign Donations

The ECOreport reposts an Op-Ed about perceived corruption in government, BC should return Kinder Morgan’s campaign donations

Press Release from Dogwood

Today a coalition of public interest and environmental groups released an open letter to the Liberal Party of British Columbia asking them to return the more than $771,168 that Kinder Morgan, its shippers and allied pipeline and petroleum associations contributed before their pipeline proposal was approved.
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Youth Win Fracking Suit Against Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission

The ECOreport reposts news from Colorado, Youth Win Fracking Suit Against Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission

Press release from Our Children’s Trust

Today in a 2-1 decision, the Colorado Court of Appeals reversed the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission’s order denying a youth-brought rulemaking petition against fracking, and a lower court’s order upholding the denial. The Court remanded the case to the district court and the Commission, finding that the Commission erred in its interpretation of Colorado law:
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Asian Flu Can Enter North America through Alaska

The ECOreport reposts an OP-Ed about a potential threat, Asian flu Can enter North America through Alaska

Originally Published on Mit News

By Anne Trafton, MIT News Office

A new paper from an MIT-led team demonstrates that Alaska can offer a significant foothold for Asian flu viruses, enabling them to enter North America. The research also shows that the region serves as a fertile breeding ground for new flu strains.

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Biotechnology’s Contribution To A Sustainable Economy

The ECOreport reposts an Op Ed from Germany, Biotechnology’s contribution to in a sustainable economy

Originally Published on the Technical University of Munich News

In July 2015, the Bavarian Ministry of the Environment and Consumer Protection set up the project group “Resource-friendly Biotechnology in Bavaria – BayBiotech.” The aim is to contribute to resource-friendliness through application specific research projects in the field of biotechnology and to support the transition to a sustainable bio-economy. Today scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the University of Bayreuth presented the results of their research in Erlangen.
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Flower-rich Habitats Enable Bumblebee Survival

The ECOreport reposts news of a study from the U.K., Flower-rich Habitats Enable Bumblebee Survival

Originally Published on University of East Anglia News

New research involving UEA has revealed for the first time that flower-rich habitats are key to enhancing the survival of bumblebee families between years.
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How Urban Agriculture Intersects With Social Justice

The ECOreport reposts an Op-ED, how urban agriculture intersects with social justice

Originally Published on U of T News

As Toronto continues to grow, urban agriculture may play a more significant role for people seeking alternative sources of nutritious and affordable food, U of T researcher Colleen Hammelman says.

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Kent Businesses Fear Brexit’s Impact

The ECOreport reposts news from the Southeastern UK, Kent Businesses Fear Brexit’s Impact

Originally Posted on the University of Kent News

By Sandy Fleming

Research carried out at the University of Kent found one in four companies in Kent have little understanding of the impact of Brexit.
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