Oh Sweet Canada! Canucks Vote on Best Bird

10,000 Birds

The contest: Canada’s national bird. Five candidates made the final cut: Common Loon , Snowy Owl , Gray Jay , Black-capped Chickadee , and of course, Canada Goose , like the specimen above photographed by Daniel D’Auria and posted on Wikimedia Commons.

Quick Take: USA-Canada, Arctic for Good

Conservancy Talk

and Canada have announced a new partnership dedicated to the protection of one of the world’s most threatened marine areas under climate change: the Arctic. The U.S.

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5 great green hotels in Canada

Green Traveler Guides

| Greening in Canada | When it comes to traveling, people who have sustainable lifestyles might think that they have to leave their green practices at home and tolerate an overwhelming amount of wasted resources when staying at a hotel.

Eyes and Ears: Indigenous Guardians steward Canada’s lands and waters

Conservancy Talk

The Gitanyow Lax’yip Guardians are one of many Indigenous-led stewardship groups across Canada that are highlighted in TNC Canada’s new Indigenous Guardians Toolkit. That is why TNC Canada has made support of Indigenous Guardians programs central to its conservation strategy.

Submission Call for "My Canada" Anthology

The Alien Next Door

IOWI has sent out a submission call for its anthology "My Canada", an anthology devoted to stories, poems, articles and images about Canada. Canada’s symbols are influenced by natural, historical and Aboriginal sources. No Canada-bashing.

Pamela Anderson Wants Canada to Change ‘Archaic’ Animal Transport Laws


Pamela Anderson took to her Twitter last night to decry Canada’s animal transport regulations in light of a damning undercover investigation by Mercy for Animals Canada. The animal activist (and Canadian) Read More The post Pamela Anderson Wants Canada to Change ‘Archaic’ Animal Transport Laws appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Animal Planet Cancels ‘Call of the Wildman’ in Canada


The network says that the show was cancelled due Read More The post Animal Planet Cancels ‘Call of the Wildman’ in Canada appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animal Planet has abruptly cancelled its “Call of the Wildman” series, just days before a new season was scheduled to air. Animals Causes Film/TV News People Top News Ernie Brown Jr

Canada vs. the USA on Oil Train Standards

Sightline Daily

With what passes for chest beating in the world of railway regulation, US politicians this summer claimed that the Transportation Department’s newly-proposed crude oil, ethanol, and flammable materials train rules made the US Number One when it comes to tank car regulation—and that we are doing better than Canada. A lot of people have suggested Canada as a model for what we should do. However, Canada has proposed a slower phase-in of the improved standard.

Air Canada Pilot Diverts Flight to Save Freezing Dog


An Air Canada pilot is being credited with saving a dog’s life by diverting a Toronto-bound flight from Tel-Aviv after the plane’s cargo area suffered a heating malfunction. The pooch in Read More The post Air Canada Pilot Diverts Flight to Save Freezing Dog appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Oh, Canada! A Few of My Favourite Things.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture WAYLON: Today Only Canada Canada Day comedy famous Canadians music tv(PS: Sorry about Nickelback, Celine and the Biebs).

Chevy Volt Coming to Canada in 2012

Eco Auto Ninja

The 2012 Chevrolet Volt electric car will finally be available in seven major markets across Canada this fall, with the starting price of $41,545. “The Chevrolet Volt is an award winner, with leading technology recognized as the only electric vehicle that can meet all your driving needs,” said Kevin Williams, president and managing director at GM Canada. Electric 2012 chevrolet volt canada chevy volt

Canada’s Greensoil Invests in Israel Cleantech

Green Prophet

Greensoil, an investment firm from Canada will fund Israeli agritech companies with a reported $12 million. Cash from Canada will be funding clean technology companies in Israel.

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Laura Vandervoort Calls on Canada to #BeCrueltyFree


The Canadian actress joins a long list of celebs, including Kristin Bauer, Leona Lewis and Read More The post Laura Vandervoort Calls on Canada to #BeCrueltyFree appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Richard Branson Heads to Canada to Help Polar Bears and Sharks


Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group and nemesis of Stephen Colbert, is on his way to Canada to help WildAid defend polar bears and sharks. Read More. Animals Causes Environment News Top News richard branson

Canada can now go in One of Two Directions.

Elephant Journal

Canada can make like post-9/11 Bush America and use tragedy and terrorism to stoke fear and reduce civil liberties. “Two very different media views of the same event.” ” (i.imgur.com) This is how a Nation defeats Terrorism: it protects its Liberties.

Canada’s conservative government is gutting environment protection

Green Blog

Although Canada’s Conservative Party won only 40% of the popular vote in the last election, it captured an absolute majority of the seats in the House of Commons. Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada, prepared this list of the environmental laws that will be repealed or changed: Canadian Environmental Assessment Act ditched. Parks Canada Agency Act trimmed, staff cut. Six hundred and thirty-eight of the nearly 3,000 Parks Canada workers will be cut.

Now Canada Muzzles Climate Science Cheney/Bush-Style

Green Prophet

A student researcher at the University of Toronto has exposed a draconian shut-down of climate science in Canada. This is a first for Canada - an advanced democracy, but a democracy that has the resource-curse of vast oil sands potential.

Paralyzed Dog From Bosnia Finds New Home in Canada


She was hit Read More The post Paralyzed Dog From Bosnia Finds New Home in Canada appeared first on Ecorazzi. A paralyzed Collie who was left to die in Sarajevo has found a new home and life in Stoney Creek, Ontario. The Collie’s name is, fittingly, Hope.

Love Your Lentils Canada competition launches May

Green (Living) Review

Vote for your favourites, Canada. SASKATOON, SK, May 2, 2013 – Canadian Lentils in partnership with Chef Michael Smith announced today the Love Your Lentils Canada competition, which challenges home chefs and food bloggers to develop and adapt recipes that could become a new favourite for family mealtime. "I love lentils and I''m thrilled that we grow the best in the world right here in Canada!"

Vegan Meal Time Invites Ellen to Canada’s Biggest Vegan Event!


Ellen DeGeneres isn’t just hilarious, she’s also a vegan with a love for all animals (and a pretty sweet dancer too, I might add). But would this veg-celeb join in a veggie dog-eating contest? If two Toronto film students have their way, she just might!

Canada Refuses to Renew Kyoto Agreement

Sustainability Ninja

In the first Kyoto Agreement in 1997, Canada was one of the signers. However, Canada had declared that they are no longer renewing their participation with the Kyoto agreement when the same expires on 2012. Canada has seemingly prioritized economic sustainability. Canada is one of the most polluting nations that produces significant amount of greenhouse gases. Eco News kyoyo agreement canada

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Canada Says Field Roast’s Fake Meat Must Be Tested on Animals


Read More The post Canada Says Field Roast’s Fake Meat Must Be Tested on Animals appeared first on Ecorazzi. The CFIA has forced Field Roast Grain Meat company to cease distribution of its vegan products because they haven''t been tested on animals. Animals Causes Eats News Top News

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National Pet Store Chain in Canada to Stop Selling Dogs, Promote Adoptions


PJ’s Pets , a nationwide chain of pet shops in Canada has announced that they will no longer sell puppies in their stores! As O’Sullivan reminds us, hundreds of thousands of animals are euthanized in Canada each year because homes cannot be found for them.

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Canada’s National Bird: And the Winner Is …

10,000 Birds

Those of you who have been waiting with bated breath for the past few months in anticipation can finally exhale: Canada has a new national bird. To attain the top spot, the Gray Jay beat out contenders such as the Common Loon , Snowy Owl , Canada Goose , and Black-capped Chickadee.

Rocker Bif Naked Joins the #BeCrueltyFree Canada Campaign


Canadian rock star Bif Naked is the latest celeb to support the #BeCrueltyFree campaign for a federal ban on cosmetics animal testing in Canada. The singer is joining a long list Read More The post Rocker Bif Naked Joins the #BeCrueltyFree Canada Campaign appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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No, Canada – There is No Ethical Oil

Green Prophet

A Canadian lobbying group is claiming that Canada’s oil is somehow more “ethical” than Saudi Arabian oil because the Saudis don’t just destroy the climate we evolved to live in but also abuse women’s rights.

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting Hosts Event to End Canada’s Seal Hunt


The "Big Bang" actress and animal activist hosts "Wheels for Seals" event to help end Canada''s yearly seal slaughter. Read More The post Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting Hosts Event to End Canada’s Seal Hunt appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News kaley cuoco kaley cuoco-sweeting

Canada Dropping Dairy with the First Vegan Ice Cream Storefront


Thankfully for vegans in Vancouver, the first dairy-free creamery in Canada has opened! Ice cream cravings are not to be taken lightly. Nice Vice Creamery knows that going dairy free shouldn’t mean sacrificing everyone’s favourite cold treat.

Canada Cuts UNESCO Funds Based on US Law

Green Prophet

Voluntary funding to support nature and ancient cities is thinned even more as Canada cuts its funding to UNESCO. Business & Politics Travel & Nature Canada Israel Israel-Palestinian conflict Palestine UNESCO United Nations US Yemen

Proof that protesting Canada Goose hasn’t worked


Partnered with the opening of flagship stores in Toronto and New York, the protests, boycotts, lawsuits, and anti-fur Canada Goose knockoff patches haven’t even been a speed bump for their growth. Perhaps this’ll be the proof people need to realize campaigning against this brand hasn’t worked. Bloomberg reports that the jacket retailers are planning their initial public offering (IPO) for 2017. Credit Suisse Group AG, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

No, the Coal Will Not Just Go To Canada (episode 9,274)

Sightline Daily

Coal train in White Rock, BC, Canada. Some go to Asia via ports in Canada and California. For a more detailed explanation of why Canada’s ports cannot handle large volumes of US coal, please see Sightline’s in-depth July 2012 report, “ Coal Exports From Canada.” .

Canada and USA sign on to rehabilitate the Jordan River

Green Prophet

Mayors from 114 North American cities entered into an agreement to rehabilitate an endangered river halfway across the world.

Grizzly Bear Research & Cultural Identity in the Great Bear Rainforest

Nature Conservancy - Science

The program partners with academics; Heiltsuk tribal government; the provincial government of BC and the federal government of Canada; resource managers; conservation practitioners; and community leaders who are authorities on First Nations resource stewardship. Grizzly bear.

Canada Quitting Kyoto, Blames Liberals for Treaty


Environmental Minister Peter Kent announced that Canada would be withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol. Read More. Causes Environment News Top News

Rod Stewart Sparks Outrage After Posing in Sealskin Coat in Canada


Not surprisingly, anti-fur campaigners, including Paul Read More The post Rod Stewart Sparks Outrage After Posing in Sealskin Coat in Canada appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Is Canada’s Tar Sand Oil More Ethical Than Saudi’s? (POLL)

Green Prophet

Extracted from a heavily polluting process, Canadian lobbyists are saying that Canada’s tar sands oil is more ethical than oil from Saudi Arabia, due to the lack of women’s rights (in the western sense) over in that Arab country.

Phoebe Dykstra Stars In Disturbing Video About Canada’s Factory Farms


The former MTV star has joined forces Read More The post Phoebe Dykstra Stars In Disturbing Video About Canada’s Factory Farms appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Another Canada Goose Cull

10,000 Birds

Nackawic, New Brunswick, Canada will cull up to 250 Canada Geese that are leaving too many droppings on the waterfront. This story broke just in time for Canada Day too… a. Asides

Waylon’s mom talks about Buddhist approach to art—in Halifax, Canada.

Elephant Journal

Waylon and his mom, Linda Lewis, talk about Dharma Art as taught by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and how it is different from other forms of art: Arts Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood Walk the Talk Show Featured Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis Waylon Lewis Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today art buddhism Chogyam Trungpa dharma art linda lewis walk the talk show Waylon Lewis (by or about

TripAdvisor’s Green Leaders now in Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Caribbean

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Argentina Auckland Australia Belize Brazil Canada Caribbean Central America Chile Costa Rica Ecuador Green Travel News Guatemala Mexico New Zealand North America Peru South America The Americas Uruguay Venezuela TripAdvisor GreenLeaders world's largest green hotel program| Green Travel News | Two years after the initial launch of TripAdvisor’s GreenLeaders program, it’s now gone under into Australia and New Zealand, reports Green Lodging News.