The BC Sierra Club has been at the forefront of eco-activism for almost 50 years. Mark Leiren-Young talks to their campaigns director, Caitlyn Vernon, about protecting the whales, the oceans and her award-winning book about the Great Bear Rainforest.
When we set out to launch the Skaana podcast there were 83 Southern Resident orcas in the Salish Sea. Today there are 76. We’re losing matriarchs, we’re losing babies. The Center for Whale Research declared that J52, Sonic, was missing and presumed dead.The last images of Sonic showed that he was starving to death. Our latest…
The Heiltsuk Nation is proposing plan to take a strong leadership role in oil spill prevention and response along BC’s Central Coast.
World-leading Canadian environmental DNA technology will be used to fill freshwater data gaps.
As a new report highlights solar’s potential in the Arctic, northern communities are looking for renewable alternatives to fossil fuels.
First Nation wants to hold industry and the provincial government accountable for massive Mount Polley mine tailings breach in central BC two years ago.
Completed in 2015, the marine plans seek a balance between stewardship and economic development using an ecosystem-based management approach.
Community groups call on federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change to require environmental assessments of oil-by-rail terminals.
Major report shows excessive industrial development on Blueberry River First Nations’ Land.
Conservationists say Kinder Morgan pipeline proponents need to consider the Southern Resident killer whale, one of Canada’s most iconic endangered species.
Chief Thomas says the Trans Mountain Proposal presents too great of a risk for the Tsleil-Waututh Nation to grant its consent.
While Alberta, Ontario and Quebec move forward, BC’s carbon emissions are rising.
A presentation by Julie Gelfand, Federal Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development on her tabling of her recent report.
The high-profile case will be heard in Ottawa after leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada was submitted by local First Nations.
Photos and video reveal Western toads throughout forest slated to be logged in Nakusp, BC.
Northern BC residents and groups appeal to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to reject Enbridge’s three-year extension.
Case against Fraser Surrey Docks coal port needs its day in court, local groups say.
Conservation groups urge Canada to review a UN submission highlighting human rights and food security impacts of B.C.’s Site C dam.