CRY WOLF: An Unethical Oil Story DeSmogBlog investigates the controversial decision by Alberta's government to ignore the threat of rapid industrial expansion in the Alberta Tar Sands region, and instead kill thousands of wolves to appear to be doing…Read More

Wolves in great danger

Save Jasper National Park From Big Industry!

Jasper National Park, located in the beautiful Canadian Rocky Mountains, is a massive pristine park that is home to glaciers, soaring mountaintops, waterfalls, and various wildlife like grizzly bears, mountain goats, and wolverines. Right now the park is in…Read More

Wolf bounty rankles northeast Alberta residents

EDMONTON - A bounty that has led to the killing of 290 wolves since 2010 in the Municipal District of Big Lakes has angered some High Prairie area residents. "The reason (the bounty) was brought in was we have an entity up hear ... called the agricultural…Read More

The federal government is scapegoating wolves!

Federal Environment Minister Peter Kent is refusing to issue an emergency order to protect caribou in Alberta despite a court order asking him to do so in light of rapid population decline. He insists that Alberta’s caribou recovery strategy – which relies…Read More

In Canada's Tar Sands, a Dante's Hell Threatens People Nearby and Across the Globe

In Canada's western province of Alberta, Melina Laboucan-Massimo’s community—the Lubicon Lake Nation—has endured a withering toxic tar sands oil assault, an Armageddon against nature few Americans are fully aware of. Here in the once pristine sub-Arctic, tar…Read More

Caribou collapse: look to oil-sands, not wolves!

Canadian oil-sands aren't just a global warming headache, courtesy of their massive carbon footprint - they're also a big stress-factor for the caribou roaming Alberta's forests. That's the conclusion drawn from a four-year study, into the long-term decline…Read More
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