The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED about global economics, America’s Pending Trade Clash With China
The Globe & Mail via the Broadbent Blog
By Andrew Jackson
While Canadians are understandably focused on what the election of President Trump means for our bilateral trading relationship and the future of NAFTA, a much bigger issue for the global economy is the pending clash between the United States and China.
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The ECOreport reposts news of how forests cool the earth’s surface regulating the exchange of water & energy between the ground’s surface & the atmosphere
Originally Published on Ohio State University News
By Misti Crane
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Forests play a complex role in keeping the planet cool, one that goes far beyond the absorption of carbon dioxide, new research has found.
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The ECOreport reposts news from California, Bracing For A Fisheries Disaster On The Klamath River
Originally Published on the Daily KOS
By Dan Bacher
As a journalist who has reported extensively on the September 2002 fish kill on the Klamath River and the struggle to restore the river and its fish by the Yurok, Karuk and Hoopa Valley Tribes, fishing groups and environmental organizations, I find this year’s collapse of the Klamath River fall-run Chinook salmon population very alarming.
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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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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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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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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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The ECOreport reposts an Op-Ed from Germany, the domino effect of Amazon deforestation
Originally Published on the Technical University of Munich News
Reduced rainfall in the Amazon rainforest is increasing forest mortality. Fewer trees exacerbate regional periods of drought, leading to a self-amplified forest loss. A study conducted by an international team of researchers recommends supporting measures to safeguard diversity in the Amazon region, as this maintains the resilience of this ecosystem.
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The ECOreport reposts an Op-Ed, Donald Trump threatens the environment, health & economic development
Press release from the Center for American Progress
By Carolyn Kenney
The first months of Donald Trump’s presidency have raised serious concerns about the new administration’s understanding of climate change and the associated security risks. President Trump’s vocal skepticism of climate change and his appointment of several prominent climate deniers to his Cabinet, along with deep proposed budget cuts to government activities aimed at slowing or adapting to climate change, could see the new administration do untold damage to the environment, human health and security, economic development, and international peace and stability.
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The ECOreport reposts news from California’s threatened Bay Delta area, Delta Stewardship Council Motion To Adopt Twin Tunnels
Originally Published by the Fish Sniffer & Daily KOS
By Dan Bacher
The Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) on Thursday, March 23 will consider a controversial motion to amend the Delta Plan to automatically accept new conveyance (the Delta Tunnels) into their master plan for the Delta, “without proper public vetting,” according to a news release from Restore the Delta (RTD).
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