Eighty-five pesticides currently in use across the country have been banned or are in the process of being phased out in the three nations, in large part due to their harmful impact on human health or the environment.
"Plant extinction is bad news for all species."
“This is our last chance to defeat climate change. We will not have another chance after the next administration. We will either act now, or it will be cataclysm.”
"Today is a really good day for animals in Canada."
“As early as 2021, Canada will ban harmful single-use plastics from coast to coast.”
This sense of the human place in the fabric of nature – that there may be a deep connection between inner and outer weather – is starting to seem a thing of the past.
“To me, this feels like an invasion."
The new guidelines threaten the division of state and federal authorities in order to please the fossil fuel industry.
As the mad globalization of the economy and the funneling of all wealth to the tiniest segment of the ultra-rich carries on apace, perhaps the rest of us, struggling just to make the monthly payments for shelter and food, are losing that primal urge so critical to species survival.
Enbridge has provided the group with funding, public relations, and a variety of advocacy tactics.