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Silence of the Labs - The Fifth Estate, January 10, 2014

From The Fifth Estate web site:

"Scientists across the country are expressing growing alarm that federal cutbacks to research programs monitoring areas that range from climate change and ocean habitats to public health will deprive Canadians of crucial information." Watch the original broadcast, and read supporting documentation.

Wild rice and high water - A northern harvest under threat

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Northern Saskatchewan produces the majority of Canada’s wild rice.

"Wild rice is particular about where, when, and how it grows. “We’re very susceptible to high water...If it comes up at a certain time of the year, it drowns the wild rice. In the past, heavy rains and high water would cause damage one year out of every five, on average. “It’s more like two years out of five now [that] we have problems with the higher water flooding, with the water coming up in our lakes.”

Don't trade global warming for nuclear meltdowns

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The climate change crisis is upon us. The world's leading climate scientists agree that time is rapidly running out and that urgent steps are needed in the next 10 years to dramatically reduce our carbon emissions.

But exchanging global warming for nuclear meltdown is not the answer.

Pandora's Promise - Film and Panel Discussion - October 1, 2013

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Pandora’s Promise is a new film by director Robert Stone which claims to tell "the intensely personal stories of environmentalists and energy experts who have undergone a radical conversion from being fiercely anti to strongly pro-nuclear energy, risking their careers and reputations in the process." Find out for yourself, see the film at the Roxy Theatre in Saskatoon on October 1, 2013, followed by a panel discussion. Visit our Facebook event page.

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