Canadian federal Green Party leader, Elizabeth May (@ElizabethMay), talks to Mark Leiren-Young about saving orcas and right whales; stopping Kinder Morgan and Bilcon and Canada’s toothless endangered species laws on the latest episode of the Skaana podcast. “All whales matter. All cetaceans matter. All life matters.” “The most endangered whale species in Canada is the…
Bluefin won the Wildlife Award at San Francisco’s International Ocean Film Festival.
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.
Alexandra Morton (@alex4salmon) is one of Canada’s most famous eco-activists. The best-selling author’s fight to save the west coast’s wild salmon attracted the attention of the Sea Shepherd Society and launched Operation Virus Hunter – a mission to publicize Morton’s research into open sea salmon farms. Tune in if you care about oceans, orcas, salmon…
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 BC Maritime Museum launched a new series of “Nautical Nights” with Skaana host, Mark Leiren-Young, talking about the secret origins of The Killer Whale Who Changed the World and his documentary The-Hundred-Year-Old Whale which premieres this month at Planet in Focus in Toronto.
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Canada’s Great Water Adventure storybook features real Canadian waterways, and inspires youth through water education and volunteerism.
The Heiltsuk Nation is proposing plan to take a strong leadership role in oil spill prevention and response along BC’s Central Coast.
From our old stomping grounds…. Each year, Waterloo publishes a summary of the actions that students, staff and faculty have taken across campus to reduce our environmental impact. From new research projects to student events to ongoing changes to policy and practice, it is inspiring to see the dedication and involvement of so many…
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.
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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.
From September to November, grizzly bears gather in the mountainous Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Traditional Territory to feast on salmon. As the temperature dips, their fur becomes coated in ice, creating an otherworldly look and spectacular photos. Source: Photos: The ice grizzlies of northern Yukon | Canadian Geographic
For the first time in more than a century, plains bison will roam wild in Banff National Park thanks to a successful reintroduction completed this week by Parks Canada. Watch the Banff bison make their homecoming journey.
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.