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Ewart: Any port in a storm? TransCanada rethinks Energy East

Another day, another setback for plans to boost Canadian oil exports.

And even before pipeline giant TransCanada announced it was scrapping plans to build an oil export terminal at Cacouna, Que., environmental groups were complaining it wasn’t enough. 687 more words


Quote: Bikini & Belugas

“If I venture into the water in a bikini, the sight of my melanin-deficient Michigan belly might attract beluga whales. Sure, I could secretly live among them and learn their ancient ways, but I couldn’t keep that kind of ruse up forever.” 23 more words

Deborah Makarios

Russia's having All Kinds of Issues

Here’s how one visitor felt about his trip to a Russian facility where wild caught beluga whales are kept, “It’s horror.  It was very similar to a concentration camp.  803 more words

Animal Cruelty

Beluga, a.k.a The Sea Canary

Let’s talk about whales…specifically Beluga whales. But Jessica, why are we talking about whales. They are animals, not museum objects. Well, in this particular case, the Beluga remains are the object. 869 more words

Natural History

Ten Questions for Today #1

Here is a set of ten questions for you to try. Submit your answers in the Comments section. If you’re having trouble, try to spot a theme common to all ten. 180 more words

TransCanada halts pipeline terminal over endangered whales

Ottawa (AFP) – Oil company TransCanada suspended construction of a terminal on a major pipeline along the St. Lawrence River after Canadian authorities classified a nearby population of beluga whales as “endangered.” 166 more words