Talking About Not Talking to BC’s Environment Minister

  Our latest episode of Skaana was supposed to be an interview with BC Environment Minister, George Heyman. So was last month’s episode. So was our year-end episode. For that matter, we were also trying to interview the Environment Minister during the last election campaign when he was the environment critic. George Heyman is Skaana’s…

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May talks Orcas, Right Whales & #Stopkm on Skaana Podcast

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…

Podcast: Orca Update: SOS & RIP Sonic

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…

Podcast: Moby Doll & Granny (The Hundred-Year-Old Whale)

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.

Wrong Times For the Right Whale

Why have the past few months been the deadliest in decades? By Ben Wagg Scientists are puzzled and looking for a solution as to why over 12 north atlanticAtlantic right whales have died in the past 2 months. A whale carcass was initially discovered in “west of the Îles-de-la-Madeleine in the south-central area of the…

Niagara Community Tree Plant – May 6, 2017

Green your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Ontario Wood, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, and Niagara Parks Commission, on May 6th for the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend.

York Region Community Tree Plant – May 6, 2017

Take part in the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend, a half-day planting event brings together families, friends and community members for a chance to contribute to a meaningful project that offers environmental benefits for all Ontarians!

Cambridge Community Tree Plant – May 6, 2017

Green your local community by joining Forests Ontario, Grand River Conservation Authority, and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation for the 9th Annual Community Planting Weekend.

Ajax Community Plant – April 22, 2017

The Community Tree Plant brings together families, community members and volunteers to take part in a half-day tree planting activity, promoting local engagement and environmental awareness.

Community Tree Plant in Calgary – June 11, 2016

Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Honda Canada Foundation, Forest Recovery Canada, AWES, and Rocky View County on Saturday, June 11th for the Community Planting Weekend.

Community Tree Plant in Boucherville – June 18, 2016

Play a part in “greening” your local community by joining Honda Canada Foundation, Forest Recovery Canada, Soverdi, and the Services Animaliers de la Rive-Sud on Saturday, June 18th for the Community Planting Weekend.

Paddle The Rouge 2016

CPAWS Wildlands League is holding its 3rd annual Paddle The Rouge at Rouge Beach Park on June 18, 2016.