Monday, September 27, 2021
Right now in Indonesia, fires that were intentionally set to quickly and cheaply clear land for palm oil and paper exports are burning out of control. As much as 1/3 of the global habitat for Orangutans is under threat. The fires have created a thick haze across Malaysia and Singapore...
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In my Montréal neighbourhood of NDG, the Ministry of Transport is cutting trees in the "protected" eco-territory of the Saint-Jacques Escarpment. The Saint-Jacques Escarpment is a critical habitat for migratory birds as well as the Brown Snake; a species at risk of being classified as "endangered" or "vulnerable" according to...
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Back in Montreal after a week of research at the Forét Montmorency station of Laval University for a course in insect ecology. This course is part of the last year of my BAC in Environmental Sciences at Concordia University. It was an excellent experience working with colleagues and professors extremely...
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Montreal - It is with great optimism that Alex Tyrrell will present the Green Party of Quebec's brief on June 3 as part of the public consultation on the issues and impacts of the ban on single-use shopping bags. According to the Green Party of Quebec, the time has come...
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This morning I was on CBC Daybreak with Mike Finnerty to discuss the possibility of banning single use plastic bags in the city of Montreal. I was joined by a representative of the plastic industry, who is strongly opposed to the ban. In many other jurisdictions the plastic bag industry...
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This week I was on MATV's "Montréalité" show to discuss the protection of green spaces on the island of Montreal. I talked mainly about the case of the Bois Angel located in the West Island. Green spaces are under attack throughout Quebec and the situation is very serious on the...
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For recycling fees on electronics, automobiles, and any other product that can be recycled. The current situation with electronics recycling is sad. We are sending solvent con tenants full of electronic waste to the third world to be dismantled by people in poverty, in toxic conditions, to the detriment of...
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