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…

Keynote by Chad Park at The Co-operators 2014 IMPACT! Youth Conference for Sustainability Leadership

Shared by The Natural Step Canada. (Guelph, Ontario) – The 2014 IMPACT! conference took place in Guelph, Ontario from May 23-26 and brought together 175 student sustainability leaders from across Canada. Youth worked alongside leading sustainability experts to deepen their understanding of sustainability challenges and network with like-minded individuals. The Natural Step Canada is a proud…

Louis C.K. on our environment

Louis C.K. explains it very (and explicitly) well about how humans have viewed their relationship with the environment. Viewer discretion is advised. There is definitely inappropriate language being used, but in this context, it is justified.

Wild Canada – an epic and breathtaking documentary series about about Canada’s wildlife

Premieres Thursday, March 13 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC-TV’s The Nature of Things. From the filmmakers of the acclaimed series Human Planet and Planet Earth comes WILD CANADA, an epic four-part series presented by THE NATURE OF THINGS that takes place through time and across the vast scale of the Canadian landscape, revealing the country as it has never been seen before.

Video: A conservation gathering at BC’s Quamichan wetlands

Shared by: Nature Conservancy of Canada – A group of over 30 Conservation Volunteers and staff from Habitat Acquisition Trust, Cowichan Land Trust, Parks Canada, Quamichan Watershed Stewardship Society, Cowichan Young Naturalists Club, Canada World Youth, Saanich Native Plant Nursery and the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) recently joined forces to continue restoration efforts at Quamichan wetlands…

Video: EV Confusion? Jessi Cruickshank Breaks Down the Misconcept

Shared by WWF Canada on 5 Mar 2014 – There is a lot of confusion about electric vehicles (EV) out there: limited range, long charging time and high costs. TV personality and WWF supporter Jessi Cruickshank breaks down these silly misconceptions and talks about why EVs are more affordable and practical than ever. Learn more…

Oh Frack

All you really need to know about fracking (Hydraulic Fracturing). Footprint in Mouth via Alternatives Journal Sigh…at least six more years of fracking. What is Hydraulic fracturing? – wikipedia Video: Don’t Frack the Law! Why BC’s natural gas plans will kill our climate action targets Video: TEDxMileZero – Caleb Behn – Hydraulic Fracturing in Northeastern BC…

Documentary: People of a Feather

People of a Feather is an award winning documentary film about a unique Inuit culture that relies on birds for food and clothing, and the challenges they share adapting to changing sea ice ecosystems.

West Coast Trail

Discover the hike of a lifetime! The West Coast Trail is a 5 to 7 day backpacking route that winds through temperate rainforests along beaches, cliffs and sandstone.

Endangered Species – Sierra Club of Canada

An Endangered Species Public Service Announcement from Sierra Club of Canada. Related articles Canada not ready to ban pesticides believed responsible for honey bee deaths Northern Gateway cannot go ahead as proposed, B.C. government tells review panel Ontario endangered species changes spark controversy Canada’s laws too weak to protect its endangered species Harper promotes oil sands and…

Are you the Greenest Student on Earth? Green School

The competition is open to students around the world ages 3-18. All you need to do is visit their website and submit a 2-3 minute video of the green projects you are a part of and why you are the “greenest student on earth.”

There Once was an Island: Te Henua e Nnoho

Four years in the making, There Once was an Island: Te Henua e Nnoho is the story of a Pacific Island community in Papua New Guinea – their unique way of life and their fight to preserve what really matters in the face of climate change, including a terrifying flood.