Think Tankers: Riki Ott Speaks About the Exxon Valdez Spill in Haida Gwaii

Want to know more about what happened in Alaska when the Exxon Valdez Spilled a supertanker of oil?  How about what’s going on now?  Come and see Riki Ott speak in Masset and Charlotte about her own experiences with clean-up and as an “incidental activist.”  This event is supported by CoASt and the TBuck Suzuki Foundation.

 

Queen Charlotte

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012 7:00 pm
Queen B’s Cafe, 3208 Wharf Street

Masset

Thursday, August 16, 2012 7:00 pm
The Haven, Harrison Ave (above Green Gaia)

Download the poster HG Think Tankers.

Van Observer Writers Publishing eBook on Coastal Pipeline Proposals

Need some straight facts to back up your opposition to Enbridge and Kinder Morgan’s pipeline proposals?  Vancouver Observer journalist Carrie Saxifrage will be editing an eBook that will offer just that.  Providing an alternative to Enbridge and KMP’s highly funded PR campaigns, the eBook will explore the long-term effects of oil spills like the Exxon Valdez and their possible impacts up and down the coast as well as revealing the many half-truths and snow jobs the two companies are selling to the public.

The new eBook, featuring a foreword by former Greenpeace International campaign director Tzeporah Berman, will be put together through an online campaign you can donate to at indigogo.com.  To learn about the project, get involved, or donate, go to:

http://igg.me/p/127271

From Tar Sands to Tankers: The Battle to stop Enbridge

This is a great documentary about the Alberta tarsands and the Northern Gateway Pipeline put out by environmental groups and First Nations in BC.  Released in 2010, this 15 minute doc is well worth the watch and gives some stunning statistics, like the fact that the tailings lakes (that stretch 130 square km) at the tarsands leak 11,000,000 L of toxic sludge into the Athabaska River EVERY DAY.  And that was 2010 before the expansion…