Latest Peace Country Stories

2009-06-22 15:13:00

CALGARY, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (TSXV: PBT, FSE: P5W) Pemberton Energy Ltd. ("Pemberton") wishes to announce the following update. Management would like to advise that Pemberton has finalized mineral lease continuations that relate to the Montney asset discussed in the Company's June 17th, 2009 news release. Pemberton's team has also identified two lucrative pinnacle reefs on these mineral rights and will be conducting an evaluation to determine if these pinnacle reefs are oil...

2007-11-30 06:00:00

By Loo, Tina ABSTRACT This article examines the environmental and social impacts of damming the Peace River in northern British Columbia as a way of exploring the challenges associated with doing environmental justice. It argues that environmental justice is not simply a matter of rectifying the distribution of environmental harms and benefits. Instead, doing environmental justice requires coming to terms with the different scales at which environmental change is apprehended and...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.