Photo: Looking East at the Pickering Nuclear Power Plant & Wind Turbine. Credit: Sean Connors/flickr


Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have for the first time detected the presence of small amounts of radioactivity from the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident in a seawater sample from the shoreline of North America.

Farmers near the planned Kuannersuit Mine worry the radioactive dust it kicks up will taint grazing and growing areas and scare off customers -

Uncertainty about the effect of a proposed uranium and rare-earths mine on the local environment has farmers in southern Greenland warning that the facility could undermine the region’s existing economic base.

The Fukushima catastrophe four years ago today was no natural disaster, writes Arnie Gundersen. Operator TEPCO and nuclear regulators were well aware of the danger of tsunamis - but put money before safety.

On April 24th, 
The Marshall Islands filed landmark cases in the International Court of Justice and U.S. Federal District Court. 

NIRB hearings into the proposed Kiggavik mine are hosting community roundtables until March 14. (FILE PHOTO)

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Fifty years after the Gunnar uranium mine and mill on the north shore of Lake Athabasca ceased operating, Saskatchewan is faced with huge environmental liabilities.
Photograph by: HO: Cameco

Canada’s nuclear waste will be deadly for 400,000 years. What town would like the honour of hosting it?


Les jeunes marcheurs cris qui ont entrepris un périple de 850 kmle mois dernier pour dénoncer l'exploitation de l'uranium sur leur territoire, sont arrivés à Montréal, lundi.

Three weeks after they left Mistissini on foot to protest against uranium mining in northern Quebec, a group of 20 Cree youths arrived in Montreal Monday.

About 20 young Cree people have walked nearly 850 kilometres to Montreal’s South Shore from their village in northern Quebec, protesting against uranium exploration in the province.

Une quinzaine de Cris du nord du Québec sont arrivés aujourd'hui à Montréal après avoir parcouru près de 800 kilomètres à pied depuis Mistissini pour dire non à l'exploration et à l'exploitation minière de l'uranium.

At a public hearing organized by the Bureau d’audiences publiques de l’environnement (environmental public hearings committee, BAPE) and the Kativik Environmental Advisory Committee (KEAC) on the challenges and issues posed by uranium mining, Jobie Tukkiapik, President of the Makivik Corporation,

La Nation Innue a accueilli hier sur le Nitassinan des Innus de Uashat mak Mani-utenam la Commission du BAPE sur les enjeux uranifères lors de son passage à Sept-Îles les 24-25 novembre 2014.

La Coalition Québec meilleure mine appuie le Conseil des jeunes de la Nation Crie qui a débuté, hier, une marche de plus 800 km pour manifester leur opposition au développement des mines d’uranium au Québec et sur leur territoire traditionnel.

Après un passage en Abitibi-Témiscamingue et à Montréal, le BAPE (Bureau d'audiences publiques sur l'environnement) portant sur les enjeux de la filière uranifère au Québec est de passage à Sept-Îles, lundi et mardi. Cinq audiences ont eu lieu jusqu'à maintenant.