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Alberta’s Beef Offers Important Alternative Energy Supply

One of Alberta’s biggest economical contributors is the beef industry. But this industry started as a way for grain farmers to diversify, as prices were, and still are, very...
methane

Shifting Vehicles to Natural Gas Can Stem the Rise of Methane in Alberta

Look up into the night sky in North Carolina where fracking is common and you’ll note the methane gas flares that light up the sky. So visible are they...
Keystone XL Pipeline protest

Blockadia Rising: Voices of the Tar Sands Blockade

The video opens to the sound of men howling like wolves, a growing sequence of hoots and cheers, bellows reminiscent of ancient war cries. Then a shot of land,...
Ban fracking

Regulator: Fracking blowout in Alberta caused by wells that were too close‏

A well blowout that spewed nearly 500 barrels of oil and water onto a central Alberta field last January was caused by a company fracking a well too close...
Northern Gateway Pipeline

B.C. premier blasts Albertans for not considering environment

Earlier this week, British Columbia premier Christy Clark went on a trip to Calgary. And it’s not until she got back on home soil that she let her true...
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Viking, Alberta—A Little Town with Big Ideas

A small town in rural Alberta took big strides last month when it launched a public response to its growing debt by calling out for participation in a “co-operative...

Calgary Stampede perpetuates tradition of animal abuse

Nothin’ says party like sex, booze, rock ’n roll and animal abuse. The annual Calgary Stampede, also known as the “greatest outdoor show on Earth,” just wrapped up its...
black sand

Alberta 2062 – Tapped Out

Imagine Canada’s strongest economy in another fifty years, the year 2062. Pump jacks no longer pumping, old derricks abandoned in scrap yards, a crater the size of a small city...
Oil Pipeline Protest

Is the Northern Gateway Project In Canada’s National Interest?

There has been much controversy surrounding the Northern Gateway Project, a lot of what has to do with the overall environmental impact it will have. Additionally, there has also...
Northern Gateway Project

Northern Gateway Project Likely To Be A Messy Legal Affair

Last week many legal experts stated that aboriginals who oppose the Northern Gateway Project linking the Alberta oil sands to BC’s Northern coast don’t likely have the power to...

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The Latest Technology Trends To Reduce Your Eco Footprint

With new applications for smart devices being developed every day, ‘green’ apps are a dime a dozen. Here are a few worth checking out.
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20 Ways to Recycle & Upcycle Old Fabric

Before you toss any bits of material, try some of these recycling and upcycling ideas. You'll reduce your waste and give new life to an old fabric!
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51 Household Uses of Baking Soda

Here are 51 uses for baking soda in your home that can change your life for the better. This inexpensive pantry item has many applications!
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Are Vertical Farms the Future of Sustainable Agriculture?

Vertical farming could be an incredible asset for the future of sustainable agriculture. Keep reading to learn how this technology is revolutionizing how we produce food.

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The Latest Developments and Breakthroughs in Solar

The solar industry has come a long way in just the last few years. The latest developments and breakthroughs in solar technology include longer-lasting solar cells, solar cells that you can print onto flexible surfaces, solar panels that track the sun from east to west throughout the day, and solar power plants that work at night. Here's a breakdown of the breakthroughs we're most excited about.
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4 Simple Ways to Unclog a Drain Without Harmful Chemicals

There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.

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