Clearcut Logging

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Boreal Forests in Crisis
Hamel, Peter
Canada's assault on the Boreal forest rivals Brazil's exploitation of the Amazon. In both countries governments and multinational corporations are scheming to clear-cut forests for short-term profit. ...
Cut and Run: The Assault on Canada's Forests
Swift, Jamie
Examines the crisis in Canada's forest industry and the reasons for the crisis.
Web portal with information about environmental issues and resources, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and importa...
If boycotts could change the system they'd be illegal
Mortinston, Peter
A ruling by the Ontario Court of Appeal says that boycotting by a grassroots group Friends of the Lubicon Lake Cree Nation of Daishowa paper products was illegal because it resulted in economic harm t...
Living with the Land: Communities Restoring the Earth
Meyer, Christine; Moosang, Faith
A collection of stories from grassroots communities about the benefits of ecological living.
Neoliberal Ebola: The Agroeconomic Origins of the Ebola Outbreak
Wallace, Rob
Wallace describes the rise of Ebola, connecting its outbreak to capital-driven shifts in land and changes in the agroeconomic context.

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ForestEthics strives to protect the remaining rainforests by exposing those corporations who clear-cut ancient trees, help corporations that want to act responsibly and use corporate power to permanen...
Greenpeace Canada
Active in a wide variety of environmental campaigns, Greenpeace is effective at educating the public through creative, non-violent direct actions, researching alternatives to destructive practices and...
David Suzuki Foundation
Since 1990, the David Suzuki Foundation has worked to find ways for society to live in balance with the natural world that sustains us. Focussing on four program areas -- oceans and sustainable fishin...
Western Canada Wilderness Committee
Education of the public, business and political leaders on the value and necessity of preserving Western Canada's remaining wilderness. Support groups working to preserve areas.

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Grassy Narrows Protestors Remain Firm in Message: No Logging in Grassy Narrows Territory
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Kenora Today, Members of Grassy Narrows First Nation Youth groups, Band Councilors, Drum Groups, Elders and others, are engaging in a multi-stage protest against logging in their territory.
Supreme Court to hear Grassy Narrows' legal case for Treaty rights and against clearcut logging
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On May 15 the Supreme Court of Canada will hear Grassy Narrows' legal case for Treaty rights and against clearcut logging. The case challenges Ontario's jurisdiction to unilaterally award logging and ...