nicholassenn + alberta   320

Home on the Range | Earth Island Journal | Earth Island Institute
On the Alberta Prairie, Ranchers Are Finding Ways to Coexist with the Grizzlies in their Midst
waterton  alberta  ranching  griz  conservation  crown  y2y  diss  montana  indigenous 
march 2014 by nicholassenn
Fort McMurray, Home to 176 Square km of Tar Sands Tailings Ponds, Overwhelmed by Floods | DeSmog Canada
On Friday the Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB), the Alberta government's industry regulator, released a report stating that tar sands companies have failed to comply with pre-existing agreements to limit the amount of water used in tar sands extraction and processing as well as the amount of polluted water that ends up in the region's growing toxic tailings ponds. The release of the report coincides with massive floods near Fort McMurray, wreaking havoc on the city's infrastructure. Since Friday the region has seen between 80 and 180mm of precipitation. Major highways have been closed, roads have been partially washed out, buildings flooded and homes evacuated. The city of Fort McMurray officially declared a state of emergency today, while unseasonably high temperatures prompt snow melt and rain is forecast to continue throughout the week. The immediate question is apparent: what threat does the flooding pose to the massive tailings ponds lining the Athabasca River and the...
flooding  alberta  news  fort_chipewyan  indigenous  tar_sands 
june 2013 by nicholassenn
Battle widens over oil pipelines from Canada through Midwest |
Conservation groups have added allies and opened a new battlefront against pipeline expansion projects that will bring more Canadian tar sands crude oil through the Midwest
minnesota  alberta  news  midwest  keystone  tar_sands  pipelines 
march 2013 by nicholassenn
« earlier      
per page:    204080120160

related tags

#idlenomore  academia  activism  aerial  ais  alberta  alt_park  animals  anniversaries  archival_todo  archive  art  bakken  bangladesh  bc  bison  blackfeet  blackfoot_confederacy  blog  blood  book  borders  boreal  bp  canada  capitalism  centennial  chicago  china  climate_change  clipper  collective  colonialism  colorado  connectivity  conservation  copyright  corps  cree  crown  cskt  dakotas  dc  democracy  dene  detroit  development  digital_humanities  diss  documentary  ecology  economics  education  enbridge  endangered  endangered_species  energy  environment  environmental_justice  epa  essay  feminism  fence_wall  film  fire  flathead  flooding  forestry  fort_chipewyan  fracking  game  gateway  gathering  geography  geopolitics  glaciers  glacier_np  globalization  government  greatlakes  griz  group  gulf  heritage  history  humor  ict  idaho  illinois  indiana  indigenous  indigneous  infrastructure  interview  itjp  justice  kainai  kearl  keystone  knowledge_production  korea  land  landscape  land_claim  land_use  language  law  management  map  mapping  material_culture  memory  metis  midwest  migration  mining  minnesota  mobility  montana  mp3  mrcc  msp  museum  music  nasa  ndn  nebraska  neocolonialism  news  nez_perce  northwest  nps  nytimes  oil  ojibwe  ontario  op_ed  oregon  org  peace  pedagogy  people  photography  photojournalism  pipelines  place_names  platform  policy  political_economy  politics  pollution  pps  preservation  property  public_health  radio  ranching  reconciliation  rephotography  report  resistance  resource  restoration  scale  science  security  siksika  social_movements  soundscape  southern_lights  sustainability  tactics  tar_sands  teaching  tek  toronto  tourism  to_watch  transnationalism  transport  treaties  tumblr  uk  un  urbanism  us  us_canada  vanishing  vermont  video  violence  visualization  walking  water  waterton  wilderness  wildlife  wisconsin  y2y  youth 

Copy this bookmark: