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Oeko-Institut
German institute dealing with environmental issues including transportation and climate change. Eine der europaweit fhrenden, unabh„ngigen Forschungs- und Beratungseinrichtungen fr eine nachhaltige Zukunft. Es besch„ftigt be...

News Releases

Federal Government Helps Realize State-Of-The-Art Science & Environment Complex
2009-05-20
University of Winnipeg
An historic $18,042,000 million infrastructure grant by the Government of Canada to The University of Winnipeg today means the world-class Science Complex and Richardson College for the Environment wi...
Sources welcomes Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society
2009-06-18
Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society
Sources welcomes a new member: Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society. The Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society monitors and reports on the population status of Arctic marine mammals...

Sources Select Resources

Connexions Library: Environment Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Serivces
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on environment, ecology, climate change, pollution, and land use.
'The Death of Evidence' in Canada: Scientists' Own Words
Data distorted for 'propaganda' and other complaints against the Harper government made at last week's Ottawa rally
Gibbs, Katie; Houben, Adam; Hutchings, Jeff, Mooers, Arne, Trudeau, Vance L., Orihel, Diane
Article
2012
The Tyee
Harper's Seven-Year War on Science
Chris Turner's treatise on Tory anti-empiricism should spark outrage. But those in power won't see it.
Kilian, Crawford
Article
2013
The Tyee
The Impacts of Mountain Biking on Wildlife and People
A Review of the Literature
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
2004
It is clear that mountain biking is harmful to some wildlife and people. No one, even mountain bikers, tries to deny that. Bikes create V-shaped ruts in trails, throw dirt to the outside on turns, cru...
Mountain Biking: Frequently Asked Questions
Vandeman, Michael J.
Article
2009
Why do people mountain bike, and what harms does it do?
Pesticide safety research shouldn't be left to the pesticide companies
If the research is to command public confidence, independent controls need to be maintained at every step.
Connolly, Christopher N
Article
2014
The Ecologist
Pesticide companies are responsible for assessing the safety of their products - and this situation cannot continue. The research should be carried out independently, subjected to peer review, and pub...
Trail Damage Caused by Irresponsible Mountain Bikers
McCree, Keith and Barbra
Article
Hiking Trails and Wildflowers
The damage caused by each mountain biker is much greater than that caused by a hiker, firstly because of the extra weight of the bike, and secondly because the soil is impacted continuously along the ...

Sources Bookshelf

Poison Spring
The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA
Vallianatos, Evaggelos; Jenkins, McKay
Book
2014
Vallianatos and Jenkins, after a 25-year stint at the Environmental Protection Agency, pull back the curtain on the watchdog agency's failure to guard public safety and monitor land use due to steady ...
The War on Science
Muzzled Scientists and Wilful Blindness in Stephen Harper's Canada
Turner, Chris
Book
2013
Do No Science, Hear No Science, Speak No Science -- that is the Harper agenda. And if this agenda is most evident and most pronounced in environmental science, that's simply because it is the field mo...

Government Ministries & Agencies

Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd.
(AECL) is a nuclear technology and services company providing services to utilities worldwide. Delivers a range of nuclear services: from R&D support, construction management, design and engineering t...
Environment Canada
Environment Canada is dedicated to safeguarding people's health and property from harmful substances and environmental changes; their quality of life, based on society's development in harmony with it...
Natural Resources Canada
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is a federal government department specializing in the sustainable development and use of natural resources -- energy, minerals and metals, and forests. Our work contr...


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