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Canada: land of mountains

Lakes, mountains, black bears and an awareness of how small my perspective of the world really is: These are the things I experienced in Canada’s Banff National Park and Jasper National Park. My lack of an international cell phone service plan forced me to pay attention to my surroundings and observe without distraction, and for that
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Indigenous Leaders Mobilize Public Against Fossil Fuel Industry

A group of indigenous activists are organizing against the expansion of oil refineries in the San Francisco Bay Area. Known as Idle No More SF Bay, the organization is spearheading a series of “Healing Walks” to protest the corridor of fossil fuel refineries in five cities along the Carquinez Strait,
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Vancouverites: Rain never stopped them

Maybe you’ve heard the term. Maybe you haven’t. They’re lululemon clad, stubborn Blackberry users who love our organic produce and have learned to tolerate constant rain. They’ve memorized the two sole skytrain station routes (the city’s metro equivalent) and don’t feel an umbrella’s necessary until a hurricane hits. They love
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