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International Maritime Organization
Shipping is perhaps the most international of the world's industries, serving more than 90 percent of global trade by carrying huge quantities of cargo cost effectively, cleanly and safely. The ownership and management chain surr...

News Releases

Anishinaabe Water Ceremony to be held near Tracks to Protect from Oil and Gas Spills, other Industrial Threats
2015-04-10
the Grassy Narrows Women's Drum Group will be hosting a traditional Anishinaabe Water Ceremony near the CN Mainline at Mile 106 near Highway 671 between Kenora, Ontario and Grassy Narrows First Natio...
Anishinabe Women, Youth & Elders Hold Ceremony, Public Event on Lake of the Woods, March in Kenora for World Water Day
2015-03-22
Grassroots Indigenous Water Defence host event at McLeod Park to raise awareness about threats to local waterways, in solidarity with Indigenous communities protecting water around the world.
Are We Drawing the Right Lessons from the Gulf Oil Disaster?
2010-05-03
Richard Martin
We are already hearing calls from environmentalists for a moratorium on oil drilling and exploration in coastal zones, with a definite "I told you so" attitude. Unfortunately, that would be drawing pr...
Canadians Choose a Clean Start: Bury the Tar Sands Along With Harper's Tenure
2015-10-21
The ousting of the Conservative Government from Ottawa by the Canadian public in Monday's election is also a repudiation of the continued, unrestrained development of the Athabasca tar sands.
Communities and Organizations Respond to National Energy Board Decision on Line 9
2014-03-06
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Communities and Organizations Respond to National Energy Board Decision on Line 9. WHO: Sarah Harmer, NEB intervener and musician, Vanessa Gray, Aamjiwnaang First Nations and Sarnia Against Pipelines,...
NEB Hearings start in Toronto today, here's what they won't be hearing
2013-10-16
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
A banner drop and a series of gagged protestors demonstrated what is being left out of the National Energy Board (NEB) hearings that are taking place this week in Toronto. The subject of the hearings ...
NEB's green light for Line 9 sacrifices waterways, public health and the climate
2015-02-09
Sources
The National Energy Board (NEB) gave the green light to Enbridge Inc.'s contentious Line 9B pipeline on Feb 6, 2015, despite the company's failure to make necessary safety improvements. The decision m...
Rising Tide Toronto launches "Line 9 Pledge of Resistance"
2014-03-06
Rising Tide Toronto
Rising Tide Toronto launches Line 9 Pledge of Resistance. Group encourages civil disobedience to stop pipeline approved by NEB.
Toronto Council Moves to Protect City's Water from Pipeline Spills
2015-04-05
Municipal Action Committee, Toronto No Line 9 Network
Toronto City Council's motion asking for emergency shut-off values on either side of the City of Toronto's major watercourses reflects increased resident pressure on the city to defend us all against ...

Sources Select Resources

Anishinabe Women, Youth & Elders Hold Ceremony, Public Event on Lake of the Woods, March in Kenora for World Water Day
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Grassroots Indigenous Water Defence host event at McLeod Park to raise awareness about threats to local waterways, in solidarity with Indigenous communities protecting water around the world.
BP oil spill: Concerns for long-term health of workers 4 years later
Article
2014
CBC
33,000 involved in study examining oil spill related health effects.
Canadians Choose a Clean Start: Bury the Tar Sands Along With Harper's Tenure
Sources News Release
Article
2015
The ousting of the Conservative Government from Ottawa by the Canadian public in Monday's election is also a repudiation of the continued, unrestrained development of the Athabasca tar sands.
Chevron Wins Latest Round in Ecuador Pollution Case
Lobe, Jim
Article
2014
Inter Press Service
In the latest twist in a 21-year-old environmental pollution case, a U.S. federal judge Tuesday ruled that the victims of massive oil spillage and their U.S. attorney could not collect on a nine-billi...
Communities and Organizations Respond to National Energy Board Decision on Line 9
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Communities and Organizations Respond to National Energy Board Decision on Line 9. WHO: Sarah Harmer, NEB intervener and musician, Vanessa Gray, Aamjiwnaang First Nations and Sarnia Against Pipelines,...
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.
I Was Sick for a Year After an Oil Spill. Five Years Later, Pipeline Accidents Are Worsening
Bonogofsky, Alexis
Article
2016
Truthout
Early in the morning on July 2, 2011, I walked down the gravel road on our Montana farm to let the goats out to graze for the day. I found an oily rainbow sheen on the Yellowstone River flowing throug...
Letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau regarding Line 9
Climate Change and the Line 9B Reversal Project
Article
2015
A letter from community organizations in southern Ontario and Quebec, impacted Indigenous communities, and national organizations that would like to express adamant opposition to the recent 'Leave to ...
NEB's green light for Line 9 sacrifices waterways, public health and the climate
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Sources
The National Energy Board (NEB) gave the green light to Enbridge Inc.'s contentious Line 9B pipeline on Feb 6, 2015, despite the company's failure to make necessary safety improvements. The decision m...
New Evidence Shows Main Chevron Witness Lied In $9.5 Billion Ecuador Lawsuit
Smallteacher, Richard
Article
2015
CorpWatch
A key witness has admitted under oath that he lied on behalf of Chevron, the California oil multinational, when the company sued to overturn a $9.5 billion verdict for pollution of the Ecuadorian Amaz...
New headaches for tar sands pipeline proponents as oil fouls Vancouver harbour
Annis, Roger
Article
2015
A Socialist in Canada
A bad turn of events for the local environment and for some of the oil barons targeting their entire planet in their climate-wrecking plans. That's an apt summary of the oil spill that has fouled the ...
£1bn a month: the spiralling cost of oil theft in Nigeria
Vidal, John
Article
2013
Guardian Weekly
It's a crime with international repercussions, and second only to the drugs trade for the money it earns. And it threatens to destabilise Africa's second-largest economy.
Rising Tide Toronto launches "Line 9 Pledge of Resistance"
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Rising Tide Toronto
Rising Tide Toronto launches Line 9 Pledge of Resistance. Group encourages civil disobedience to stop pipeline approved by NEB.
Romania - a Peasants' Revolt against Fracking
Wickens, Jim; Paraic O'Brien, Paraic
Article
2014
Ecologist
Earthquakes and poisoned wells are setting off a revolt against fracking in Romania, revealing deep fault lines between the rural heartlands and the urban political elite.
Toronto Council Moves to Protect City's Water from Pipeline Spills
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Municipal Action Committee, Toronto No Line 9 Network
Toronto City Council's motion asking for emergency shut-off values on either side of the City of Toronto's major watercourses reflects increased resident pressure on the city to defend us all against ...
'Yes, I Lied': Vindicating Villagers, Star Chevron Witness Busted for Perjury
Fulton, Deirdre
Article
2015
Common Dreams
Chevron has taken the people of Ecuador and the U.S. court system on a ride, full of lies, deliberate delay, and obstruction of justice, says Amazon Watch.

Sources Bookshelf

Stupid to the Last Drop
How Alberta is Bringing Environmental Armageddon to Canada (and Doesn't Seem to Care)
Marsden, William
Book
2007
As the world teeters on the edge of catastrophic climate change, Alberta plunges ahead with uncontrolled development of its fossil fuels, levelling its northern Boreal forest to get at the oil sands, ...

Government Ministries & Agencies

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...
Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change
The Ministry of Environment and Energy: * Develops and promotes policies that help to maintain the ecosystem by protecting the quality of our air, water and land. * Promotes energy and water efficienc...


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