Alberta Caribou

Bad News For Canada's Caribou

CBC | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Alberta

Resource development is outpacing provincial efforts to protect the habitat of the threatened woodland caribou. That's the warning found in a r...

Caribou Recovery Plan Completely Ignored

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta plans to keep leasing undisturbed remnants of endangered mountain caribou habitat to energy developers, even though Ottawa has just...

Deal To Protect Caribou 'Doing Absolutely Nothing': Environmentalists

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A national deal between the logging industry and conservation groups intended to protect forests and save caribou habitat isn't working in ...

Alberta Chooses Energy Companies Over Protecting Caribou

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Some of Alberta's last remaining habitat for two endangered caribou herds has been sold off for energy development and auctions for more of...

Opposition Warn Against Selling Caribou Land

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's decision to sell off for energy development habitat that supports two endangered caribou herds is bad science, bad politics and b...

Crucial Caribou Habitat Lost To Energy Industry

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta government is planning to sell off crucial caribou habitat to the energy industry just days after a federal scientific panel sa...

Government Words, Deeds Don't Match On Caribou: Environmentalists

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Darcy Handy has been going to a once-untouched area of forest and wetland in northwest Alberta for more than 20 years to hunt, fish and tra...

Those Rare Moments When Environmentalists, Government Agree

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Alberta government has banned logging for one year on a range used by endangered caribou northeast of Jasper National Park.All 15 of Alb...

Environmentalists Praise Alberta.. For Once

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Environmentalists are offering a rare pat on the back to the Alberta government after it put a hold on new energy leases in the ranges of t...

Environmentalists Want The U.S. To Force Alberta's Hand

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta environmentalists are going south with their concerns over the effects of the province's energy industry on caribou.Convincing Albe...

Caribou Threatened By Destruction

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Ken Cowles thought he'd found a refuge.The longtime northern Alberta trapper had been chased from one area to another as he tried to stay a...

Forestry, Energy Industry Oppose Endangered' Status For Caribou

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta government is considering whether to declare woodland caribou an endangered species over the objections of the energy, forestry...