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Year in vinyl part V

And here it is. Part five of the year in vinyl 2016. I’m doing something different for 2017. But more on that later. Here are the last five albums I bought in the year 2016 and some words justifying why exactly I thought they were worth the money. 623 more words

Music

New Music of the Day – CLII : Nikko - Pick a Piper

Ontario electronic experimentalist Brad Weber aka Pick A Piper releases his most gripping and emotional collection of songs yet, Distance, on March 3rd. Weber – also known for his role in dance favourites Caribou – has ventured everywhere from Chernobyl and Guatemala to the Canadian Arctic, northern mountains of Japan and south America since his first release as Pick A Piper. 115 more words

Alberta’s caribou maternity ward plan attacked in science journal

EDMONTON — Alberta’s plan to restore a dwindling caribou herd by penning off a large tract of forest for pregnant cows would only produce “naive” calves that wouldn’t survive outside the fence, says a scientific paper. 509 more words

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Wildlife experts denounce Alberta's wolf cull and protected caribou zone

Wildlife experts are criticizing the province’s plan to cull wolves and create a predator- and competitor-free caribou area, calling it an “ineffective conservation option.”

Gilbert Proulx, director of science for Alberta-based Alpha Wildlife Research Management Ltd., and Ryan Brook, of the University of Saskatchewan, have published an assessment of Alberta’s caribou recovery program in the scientific journal ANIMALS. 659 more words

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Plans for Alberta caribou maternity ward criticized by scientific paper

EDMONTON – Alberta’s plans to restore a dwindling caribou herd by penning off a large section of forest for pregnant cows is coming under attack in scientific literature. 161 more words

Environment

In Review: Bluedot Festival 2016

Bluedot Festival
Friday 22nd-24th July
Jodrel Bank Observatory, Cheshire

Promoting expansion of the mind camped out below the stars may not seem all that innovative for a brand new British music festival. 969 more words

Music

Petition wants wolves protected but expert suggests caribou would perish

In December, Banff-Cochrane MLA Cameron Westhead tabled a petition of 10,000 signatures pleading for the provincial government to protect Alberta’s wolves.

But Alberta has a delicate balancing act on its hands — halting wolf culls could mean the end of the woodland caribou. 453 more words

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