Teal Jones seeking injunction vs. Fairy Creek Rainforest Forest Defenders

Feb. 19, 2020  For immediate release After 6 Months of Peaceful Protest Teal Jones is seeking an injunction Against Forest Defenders Protecting the Fairy Creek Rainforest BREAKING; Early this morning one of the Rainforest Flying Squad’s forest defense camps protecting the eastern portion of the Fairy Creek Rainforest was notified by the company that Teal […]

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Norway Is Still Badly Beating Canada on Climate

Weaning off petroleum is a massive challenge for both countries. But the Norwegians are clearly excelling. Bruce Campbell 10 Feb 2021 | Bruce Campbell is adjunct professor at the faculty of environmental studies at York University in Ontario. This article is republished from the Conversation under a Creative Commons license. As major oil and gas producers and exporters, […]

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Essential Farmworkers Deserve Pesticide Protections

Environmental Health News Feb. 09, 2021 By Iris Figueroa and Amy K. Liebman COVID-19 is having disproportionate impacts on our nation’s two million farmworkers, who as essential workers continue to toil in the fields despite numerous deadly outbreaks and no federal COVID-related workplace protections. COVID-19 has pulled back the veil on the strikingly poor workplace conditions of these essential workers, built by […]

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Where is BC’s remaining old growth rainforest?

Click on this link to see: Where is BC’s remaining old-growth rainforest? This map was inspired by BC’s Old Growth Forest: A Last Stand for Biodiversity. Read that report for more information about the importance of forest productivity and biodiversity in BC. Want to see how much primary forest BC has left? Click here. Visit us at conservationnorth.org to […]

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B.C.’s old-growth forest nearly eliminated, new provincewide mapping reveals

As old-growth logging continues unabated in most unprotected areas of B.C., one conservation organization decided to spend a year creating a detailed map that shows the province’s original forests have all but disappeared under pressure from industrialization Sarah Cox  Feb 9, 2021 The Narwhal Many people imagine British Columbia as a province carpeted in forests, […]

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Hydro hypocrisy: ‘Dammed’ filmmakers link Snake River dams to declining orcas

A compelling documentary lays out the case for breaching four dams on the lower Snake River, saving Idaho salmon and exposing power politics. We asked the team that made it to explain By Chuck Thompson. August 27, 2020. The documentary Dammed to Extinction ties four dams located on the lower Snake River to the looming extinction of the Southern […]

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‘Nothing should be kept secret’: B.C. First Nation asks court to order release of Site C dam safety documents

Sarah Cox  Jan 25, 2021 Site C construction continues at an estimated cost of $3 million a day amid growing concerns about the stability of the dam and secrecy from BC Hydro and the B.C. government, which is withholding a recent status report on the over-budget project from the public. The nation is also asking […]

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