Canada

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Canadian federal scientists, backed by major public sector unions, are protesting in Ottawa and beyond on Tuesday against "the muzzling of Canada's public scientists and partisan interference in the development of public science" under Stephen Harper's administration. The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada ( PIPSC) , along with...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The Flora Bank at the mouth of the Skeena River, pictured here, where the PNW terminal would be built, plays a fundamental and irreplaceable role in British Columbia's coastal ecology. (Photo: Sam Beebe/cc/flickr)
Placing the well-being of the Earth above monetary interests, the Lax Kw’alaams...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Canada and Mexico contend that labeling requirements put their cows and pigs at a disadvantage because U.S. meatpackers don’t want to go through the hassle and expense of tracking imported animals. (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
In a decision food safety and consumer advocates are calling a blow to animal...

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In this season of renewal, some experts have begun pondering just how much of our only planet - victim of so much daily plunder and excess - can in fact be renewed. Their answer: Not enough. As part of the 2015 Global Population Speak Out campaign, three concerned organizations have created a stunning book of photos and essays to raise awareness of the crises we have created, and the way to shape a more sustainable future. Show it, they hope, and people will act.