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Environment: May 2014 Archives

Anticosti: La chasse au pétrole extrême

dominicchampagne.jpgFilm and stage director Dominic Champagne is no stranger to public debates over environmental debates. He was publicly involved during the debate over shale gas. This time, he's behind the camera, on Anticosti Island, to capture the essence of a place that's destined to change, from untouched natural beauty to the oil capital of Quebec. He joined me in studio to talk about Anticosti: La chasse au pétrole extrême.

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You can see the trailer for the documentary here.

Marine mammal experts concerned about Cacouna testing

cacouna_beluga_1000_300.jpgFor the past few weeks, environmental organizations and protestors have been sharing their concerns over testing being conducted by TransCanada in the Cacouna region. Fisheries and Oceans Canada says there's no need to worry about any impact on the belugas from the underwater work planned by Trans-Canada Pipeline near Cacouna. But marine mammal experts disagree. Robert Michaud from GREMM tells us why. Image left, combines information from GREMM, Parks Canada, DFO and Environment Canada. Close-up can be seen here.

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