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Types of Harmful Human-Environment Impacts: Conclusion

12.15.10 | Retired Campaigns |  Alan Hedley

I’m looking forward to the New Year. Yeah, I know it’s dangerous, especially for someone my age, to wish away the present, but I’m looking forward to dealing with and hopefully resolving some of the problems I have put before you during the past seven months. In my first posts I aligned my goals with […]

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Flying and Climate Justice

11.20.10 | Retired Campaigns |  Cliff Stainsby

On occasion Dogwood Initiative posts blogs written by our supporters. If you’ve got a topic you’d like to write about get in touch with us  dogwood@dogwoodbc.ca If you’d like to send comments or feedback on this blog to the author, please post it as a comment below. In her response to my blog titled ‘Climate Hypocrisy‘, […]

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Types of Harmful Human-Environment Impacts: Part 2

11.19.10 | Retired Campaigns |  Alan Hedley

On occasion Dogwood Initiative posts blogs written by our supporters. If you’ve got a topic you’d like to write about get in touch with us  info@dogwoodinitaitve.org  During the past two hundred years, we humans have brought about four major kinds of harmful impact on our natural environment: Habitat loss and fragmentation; Pollution, including greenhouse gas […]

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Averting Crisis

11.18.10 | Retired Campaigns |  Gordon O'Connor

Think twenty years into the future and imagine the type of community you’d like to be living in… The Our Home is Not For Sale campaign asked that question to hundreds of people over the past year and their answers have been almost identical: People imagine a community with a stable economy, a secure source […]

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Climate Hypocrisy

10.27.10 | Retired Campaigns |  Cliff Stainsby

On occasion Dogwood Initiative posts blogs written by our supporters. If you’ve got a topic you’d like to write about get in touch with us dogwood@dogwoodbc.ca If you’d like to send comments or feedback on this blog to the author, please post it as a comment below. I recently wrote a short essay about the immorality […]

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Whose Voice Counts?

10.14.10 | Retired Campaigns |  Gordon O'Connor

Municipal and regional governments are uniquely participatory structures.  Small constituencies and the proximity between elected officials and the public offers people a chance to have significant influence on the decision making process.  This reality, combined with efforts that local governments make to solicit participation gives credence to the adage that democracy belongs to those who […]

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Boreal Boycotts Return

10.06.10 | Retired Campaigns |  Gordon O'Connor

Dogwood Initiative often posts reports related to our work on community land reform and resource use from across Canada and the world in Blogwood. Grassy Narrows renews boycott of Weyerhaeuser products Less than five months after some logging companies and large environmental groups declared a truce to the “War in the Woods”, a remote Ontario […]

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Young Parents Reclaim Public Land for Garden

09.30.10 | Media, Retired Campaigns |  Dogwood

Media Release For immediate release 30/09/2010 Contact: Gordon O’Connor 250 858 9990 goconnor@dogwoodbc.ca Young Parents Reclaim Public Land for Garden Reclaim the Commons Gardening Initiative Promotes Local Food Sovereignty (Victoria/Coast Salish Territories)  At 2:00 pm the Dogwood Initiative and a group of community volunteers reclaimed a boulevard on Spring St. and planted garden of perennial […]

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