Alexis Stoymenoff

Alexis Stoymenoff covered environmental policy and sustainability issues for the Vancouver Observer from 2011-2012. Prior to VO, she worked in print, online news, radio and television. She has also traveled to India and Thailand for documentary projects. Alexis is a graduate of UBC School of Journalism, and she's also a former treeplanter with a passion for all things wild and green. In June 2012, she left VO to work in communications for a local environmental group.

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Science journalists ask Harper to stop muzzling research and free expression

National and international groups representing science journalism have come together to oppose the Harper government's "muzzling" of key federal scientists.

Over 13,000 sign petition for cooperation between NDP, Liberals and Greens

NDP MPs and grassroots organizations like Leadnow are advocating for strategic cooperation between left-of-centre parties in Canada. But could it really work?

Enbridge trying to "silence" speakers at oil sands pipeline hearings: MLA

Just days before regulatory hearings scheduled in Prince Rupert, NDP MLA Gary Coons condemned Enbridge’s attempts to “silence” Northern Gateway critics.

Scandals of Fukushima

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With U.S. Senators poised to push the pipeline project through, environmental groups rally the opposition with a joint campaign and 24-hour petition against Keystone XL.

Government labels environmentalists "terrorist threat" in new report

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Critics distressed over Tories' plans to change environmental review process

With a new “austerity budget” and other legislation changes forthcoming from the Conservative government, many have concerns about possible amendments to the Environmental Assessment Act.

China and Canada: where do we stand?

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Oilsands protesters converge on Chinese consulate during Harper's trip to Asia

In the midst of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's visit to China, environmental activists held an anti-oilsands demonstration outside of the Chinese consulate.

The Walking Dead: what's with the zombie apocalypse obsession?

Based on the comic books by Robert Kirkman, AMC’s The Walking Dead opens viewers’ eyes to the harsh realities of the zombie apocalypse. The program returns this Sunday with the midseason premiere.