Monthly Archives: April 2015

Hypocrisy, thy name is Harper. Does Canada’s Prime Minister have no shame when it comes to climate policy?

It is rare that I post more frequently than once every 10 to 14 days, but recent news out of Ottawa raised my blood to boiling. So here goes. Some background Ever since he came to power far too long ago, Steven Harper has sought to minimize any action by Canada towards the effort to … Continue reading »

Categories: Arctic, Canada's environmental policies, Climate change, In the News, Politics, Tar Sands | 4 Comments

The Continuing Need to Conserve Coral Reefs – How do we build traction?

Coral Bleaching Every now and then I cast my eye around to see what is happening to coral reefs, hoping to find some good news. For several months now, NOAA’s Coral Reef Watch program has been predicting a worsening bleaching season as 2015 rolls out. The on-again, off-again el Niño that was being forecast through … Continue reading »

Categories: Changing Oceans, Climate change, Coal, coral reef science, Fisheries, In the News, Stories from a Coral Reef | Comments Off on The Continuing Need to Conserve Coral Reefs – How do we build traction?