PROVINCE LAUNCHES AWARENESS CAMPAIGN TO STOP SPREAD OF ZEBRA MUSSELS

PROVINCE LAUNCHES AWARENESS CAMPAIGN TO STOP SPREAD OF ZEBRA MUSSELS

    Invasive  species impacts environment and fish populations           “Spot the Stripes and Stop the Spread” is a new public awareness campaign the provincial government has launched to get those who used Manitoba’s waterways to help battle the zebra mussel population explosion. The government is also using the campaign to bring awareness to other aquatic invasive species (AIS) in our ecosystem.         “Taking an active role in preventing the spread of AIS is the focus of a new awareness campaign that will be asking…

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DOC | GREEN AT WHAT PRICE?

DOC | GREEN AT WHAT PRICE?

  Reforestation, environmental development, growth in the developing world: when does a green economy come at too high a price? The Ugandan Government wants to encourage development and boost it’s forest reserves. They’ve leased over 8000 hectares of land to Norwegian based company, Green Resources, Africa’s largest forestation company. This sounds like a good news story in Africa, except that Bukaleba Forest Reserve, on the shores of Lake Victoria, has been home to thousands of rural people for decades. These villagers are indicative of 90 % of rural Africans who…

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