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Climate change disasters in B.C. likely to increase if industrial logging continues unchecked: report

British Columbia A report commissioned by Sierra Club B.C. says keeping healthy, mature forests safe from industrial logging will help protect the province from catastrophic flooding, wildfires, droughts and heat waves caused by climate change. An aerial photograph of the Nahmint Valley outside Port Alberni, B.C., shows protected old growth …

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Alberta promises close watch on new mines but cuts oversight of coal-polluted rivers

Edmonton Alberta government documents show repeated cuts to environmental monitoring despite contaminants in some waterways that exceed thresholds that are supposed to trigger increased scrutiny. The province's 2019 five-year monitoring plan shows stations on two rivers and a creek polluted with selenium from coal mines were mothballed. (Istock) Alberta government …

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OECD-PCC flags PH high logistics cost

The Philippines is urged to open its logistics sector to more foreign competition and remove rules granting preferential treatment only to certain firms to reduce the high cost of logistics and realize the crucial economic role in the sector, which has an estimated $11 billion market size. This was highlighted …

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