A relatively new, single-home community in suburban West Deptford Township was built atop remnants of lead-acid car batteries. Amongst the tangle of potential responsible parties someone should have known about the waste before the homes were built.
At a time when climate change and other factors raise concerns about our food supply, the Site C dam will take 13,000 hectares of agricultural land out of production, irreversibly alter ecosystems and has serious ramifications for First Nations’ rights and territories.
At a time when homelessness is a nationwide epidemic, Oakland officials are shutting down Alliance Recycling and cruelly depriving poor and homeless recyclers of their livelihood. Since they cannot do so by invoking race and class, Oakland officials are criminalizing an entire class of people by outlawing their profession.
Scientists are urging the Federal Government to help more Indigenous people move back into their homelands, to help improve the management of some of Australia's most pristine landscapes and biodiversity hotspots.