The Heiltsuk Nation is proposing plan to take a strong leadership role in oil spill prevention and response along BC’s Central Coast.
A full year after the Nathan E. Stewart tugboat spill near Bella Bella, BC, the Heiltsuk Nation is still dealing with the effects, and is now preparing a legal case against both the polluter, Kirby Corporation, and Canadian governments.
Canada’s Federal Government and Coastal First Nations have agreed on a framework for working together in a collaborative and efficient way to govern and manage fisheries resources along BC’s North and Central Coast.
National and international stakeholders call for immediate interim action to protect threatened boreal caribou.
Canada’s plan to implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples will require substantial changes in how we make decisions affecting water.
World-leading Canadian environmental DNA technology will be used to fill freshwater data gaps.
First Nations along BC’s North and Central Coast are reiterating their position against the Province’s bear trophy hunt as the grizzly hunting season opens for fall 2017.
Toronto – The Great Waters Challenge, an online Canada-wide game to engage youth and schools in water celebrations, is officially re-launching. The Challenge offers a way to inspire youth to uncover water stories in their community, which showcases how Canada’s identity is tied directly to our great waters. From traditional Indigenous knowledge to scientific discoveries, youth…
The environmental assessment process for a proposed Deep Geologic Repository for nuclear waste has been halted until the Saugeen Ojibway Nation has made an informed decision on whether or not to support the project.
First Nations, scientists and environmental groups are applauding the BC Government for keeping its promise to end the trophy bear hunt.
Ottawa – The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled unanimously in favour of the Inuit hamlet of Clyde River in its case to stop oil exploration in the Canadian Arctic. This landmark ruling will have far-reaching impacts in terms of strengthening Indigenous rights around resource extraction projects, giving this David vs. Goliath battle an ending…
Ottawa – While studying international development and entrepreneurship at the University of Ottawa, Frank Ferris saw a huge gap between the number of ethically-oriented consumers and the available resources for helping them find businesses and products they wanted. That realization would eventually lead to EthicalTree.com, an online resource for aligning those consumers with the businesses…
New research reveals that many of BC’s marine mammals are at high risk from oil spill impacts.
A 10-year research study suggests local displacement by human impacts may have more consequences than previously thought for humpback whales.
Legislation coming into force on January 1 allows BC’s greenhouse gas emissions from LNG to rise.
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Environmental groups call on federal politicians to come together across party lines in support of environmental rights.
Landmark study confirms that diluted bitumen sinks in water, making it nearly impossible to clean up a large spill with current technology.