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Gitga'at First Nation launches legal challenge to Pacific Northwest LNG

Related NewsJul 7, 2015

The Gitga'at First Nation has launched a legal challenge against Pacific Northwest LNG. The First Nation is seeking a judicial review of the B.C. government's handling of consultation for the liquefied natural gas project on Lelu Island, near Prince ... Read More

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Heat wave adds to salmon's migratory obstacles

Related NewsJul 5, 2015

The Early Stuarts, first of this season’s sockeye, are now ghosting in from the North Pacific, homing on the freshwater plume of the Fraser River. It spills in a vast, silty lens across the Salish Sea, one of the last mysterious signals guiding them ... Read More

Heiltsuk and Haida nations sign peace treaty. Image: Ian McAllister

Heiltsuk and Haida nations finalize peace treaty

Related NewsJun 30, 2015

The Heiltsuk and Haida nations will finalize a historic peace treaty at a potlatch in Bella Bella today. Both nations have worked closely together over the last number of years opposing the Northern Gateway pipeline and, most recently, to oppose ... Read More

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Coastal grizzly hunt territories eyed for purchase by First Nations, enviros

Related NewsJun 26, 2015

Two massive guide outfitting bear-hunt territories —one in the north and one in the south —appear to have willing sellers for the first time in years, leading to the tantalizing possibility for conservationists who envision buying the areas up to ... Read More

Coastal grizzly hunt territories eyed for purchase by First Nations, enviros

Related NewsJun 26, 2015

Two massive guide outfitting bear-hunt territories —one in the north and one in the south —appear to have willing sellers for the first time in years, leading to the tantalizing possibility for conservationists who envision buying the areas up to ... Read More

Saving the Great Bear Rainforest with Good Marketing

Related NewsJun 14, 2015

Sitting in an Italian restaurant in San Francisco in 1997, a gathering of environmental activists wrestled with a marketing challenge. They were mapping out an ambitious plan to prevent logging of old growth forests along the edge of British ... Read More

Ingmar's worry

Related NewsJun 7, 2015

Ingmar Lee has a mission born of serious worry. The long-time environmental activist has been trying to raise awareness about the “articulated tug barges” that transport various fossil fuels through the Inside Passage to Alaska. From his home on ... Read More

LNG Plant Spawns Fear for Howe Sound Herring

Related NewsJun 3, 2015

Biologists are warning that the proposed Woodfibre liquefied natural gas plant near Squamish could pose a risk to herring and threaten the recent rebound of the species, which is credited with attracting more whales and dolphins back into Howe Sound ... Read More

Marine Biologist, Ramona de Graaf, sifts through spawning gravel for surf smelt embryos in the Saanich Inlet on Tuesday. Embryos die naturally, so to determine what mortality might be due to the spill she is comparing samples from contaminated and non-contaminated beaches. (CHAD HIPOLITO for The Globe and Mail)

Vancouver oil spill threat to spawning smelt embyros

Related NewsApr 29, 2015

The spawning of surf smelt, a miracle of nature that largely unfolds unnoticed on Vancouver’s beaches, was under way when a freighter accidentally spilled 2,800 litres of bunker fuel in English Bay. Now, three weeks later, the deadly impact of that ... Read More

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B.C., First Nations reach coastal marine pact to protect ocean health

Related NewsApr 27, 2015

A marine planning agreement between the province and 18 First Nations covering two-thirds of the B.C. coast — including the Great Bear Rainforest — was hailed Monday as an important first step in sustainable management of the oceans. The agreement ... Read More

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