Environment

Protests threaten to halt controversial Canadian oil pipeline

Protests threaten to halt controversial Canadian oil pipeline

Protests threaten to halt controversial Canadian oil pipeline Protests and opposition from the provincial government of British Columbia have shut down construction of a pipeline planned to carry oil from Alberta to BC – but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has vowed to fight back. In May 2017, a line of protesters snaked into Burnaby, British Columbia – just outside of […]

Internet provides vast platform for illegal trade of live animals

Internet provides vast platform for illegal trade of live animals

Internet provides vast platform for illegal trade of live animals A fresh study by the International Fund for Animal Welfare has highlighted the vast quantity of live animals and their body parts that are available for sale online and the threat this poses to their survival. detailed the challenges faced by conservationists, governments and the private sector in curbing wildlife […]

Harvard Overseer Resigns In Protest Over University Endowment, Fossil Fuel Investments

Harvard Overseer Resigns In Protest Over University Endowment, Fossil Fuel Investments

A member of one of Harvard University’s governing bodies resigned Tuesday over ethical concerns surrounding the school’s multibillion-dollar endowment, including investments in , an action that some environmentalists described as a “powerful act of conscience.” With just one day left on her six-year term on Harvard’s Board of Overseers, Kathryn A. “Kat” Taylor resigned in protest over what she described […]