“We do not need this plastic in our environment,” says environment minister after Liberal Party joins a growing call to ban single-use plastic bags in N.L.
Environment Minister’s mandate letter is a hopeful sign.
The protection of our provincial parks was largely ignored during the rush to privatize them in the 1990s. Now we have a second chance to do the right thing.
A farewell challenge: What this province needs to do to make things right.
Placing blame — and litter — where it should be placed.
The NL capital joins Blue Dot movement and becomes first municipality east of Quebec to recognize its residents’ right to clean air, water and soil.
But as with all good opportunities, we must act to take advantage of them.
But it only receives support from a fraction of us.
Program reached more than 140,000 people over five years
We wouldn’t take it so easily for granted.
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador didn’t get the memo about climate change
Any further cuts to parks agency will effectively destroy it
With oil prices falling and budget deficits growing, a carbon tax is the smartest way to deal with the province’s fiscal crisis.
And all of our protected areas, for that matter.
And, in the case of endangered species, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
The province’s new forest strategy is promising and progressive. Let’s make sure it’s acted on.
But that will only happen if we make it one
Stewardship Association of Municipalities launches a conservation fund that could change our conservation landscape
We’re doing pretty well for ourselves, even if it is killing the planet. Bringing about change is going to be harder than we like to admit.
Enlisting help from across Canada could move protected areas agenda forward