11 Apr '12, 12pm
Cry Wolf: An Unethical Oil Story
Is this what “ethical oil ” looks like? Rather than relying on science to protect caribou habitat and restore this iconic species, Alberta is killing wolves in order to protect unfettered industrial development. As a result, our unethical oil addiction is leading to one of the most shameful wildlife control programs ever imagined. Government complicity, on both the federal and provincial levels, leaves biologists caught up in the mix with no higher power to appeal to. Real science is shelved, while industry-friendly political decisions prevail. What does this say about the state of our democracy when scientists are ignored and industry profits are prioritized ahead of safeguarding iconic wildlife species? Stay tuned for more details as DeSmog continues our investigation into this controversial issue. Take Action You can make a difference by participating in these actions t...