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Cambodian journalist shot dead while investigating illegal logging

Taing Try was with five other journalists looking into illegal logging research when he was shot in his car.

Imperial Metals wanted to detoxify Mount Polley tailings, but overlooked underlying problems

The mine was actively trying to find methods to make its tailings safer for the environment. Why didn't it deal with the issue of finding a place to safely discharge its water?

Guatemalans speak out about heavy cost of Canada's silver mining

Anti-mining activists in Nueva Santa Rosa speak out against mining activities in southeastern Guatemala.

Dire climate change warning in third comprehensive report commissioned by U.S.

“Harm to the nation will increase substantially in the future unless global emissions of heat-trapping gases are greatly reduced," scientists warn in the new report.

Behind Kyiv regime’s ‘anti-terrorist’ campaign in eastern Ukraine, apparently stalling once again

April 27, 2014--It is day four of the renewed offensive of the governing regime in Kyiv, Ukraine against “terrorists” in the east of the country. Thankfully, conditions are rather calm. The war that...

Richard Smith to speak on capitalism and the global ecological threat

Richard Smith is a leading writer on the economic imperatives that are driving the global capitalist economic system and the consequences for planet Earth’s ecology and human society. A resident of...

Al Jazeera and media worldwide launch campaign to free journalists threatened in Egypt

Journalists in some 30 countries around the world rallied yesterday, February 27, in support of their colleagues in Egypt who have come under attack, specifically the 20 journalists of Al Jazeera...

Man dies after downtown stabbing

The stabbing death is Vancouver's first homicide of 2014.

Snowden says a child growing up today won't know what privacy is

Privacy, Edward Snowden says,  is where we determine who we are and who we want to be.

Record sea levels flood east coast of England

Flooding in Scarborough, England, Dec 5-6, 2013. Lifeboat is stationed for protection from ocean. Photo Creative Commons.