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Stopping the Tar Sands – In a Good Way

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, Featured, For Our Members on 11th July, 2013 | No Comments

The Healing Walk. Photo credit: Zack EmbreeThe tar sands are growing out of control, destroying the climate for all Canadians and poisoning the water of everyone living downstream. On July 5-6 2013, hundreds of people came together from coast to coast to join First Nations and Metis in the Healing Walk, a gathering focused on healing the environment and the people who are suffering from tar sands expansion.

Think outside the bottle: Ban bottled water at National Parks

Posted by in Guest Posts, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 11th July, 2013 | 1 Comment

nobottlewaterThe ‘Think Outside the Bottle’ campaign has teamed up with the Story of Stuff Project in a new effort to ban bottled water at national parks across the country. According to the campaign, 280 million people visit national parks every summer and consume 2.6 billion gallons of water…from disposable plastic bottles. Yikes.