Podcast: Caitlyn Vernon on the Great Bear Rainforest, the secret origin of Sierra Club BC & listening like an orca

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.


Podcast: Alexandra Morton on wild salmon, sick salmon & the Sea Shepherd

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…

Environmental groups await inquiry into declining Pacific salmon

Vancouver – A federal judicial inquiry into declining Pacific salmon is an important step towards rebuilding wild salmon stocks and the economies that depend on them, according to the David Suzuki Foundation. “Salmon are major indicators of the health of our environment and critical components of the ecosystems we depend on, from streams, to lakes,…