Environment

news

BC Minister Bennett's Visit Fails to Ease Alaskans' Mining Concerns

Downstream salmon advocates renew call for international mine review.

By Judith Lavoie, 29 Aug 2015


news

A Tyee Series

Lynne Quarmby, Evidence-Based Candidate

Kinder Morgan opponent and SFU researcher takes up science of public office.

By Crawford Kilian, 26 Aug 2015


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Humans Kill 14 Times More Adult Fish than Wild Predators

Heiltsuk Nation leads the way managing world's worst marine super predator: us.

By Larry Pynn, 22 Aug 2015


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Ahead of Cascadia's Big One, Washington City Seeks Shelter from the Wave

United States' first publicly funded tsunami shelter comes to Westport in 2016.

By Laura Dattaro, 14 Aug 2015


news

LNG Project Would Affect 'Grand Central Station' for Salmon, Researchers Say

Science letter asks gov, industry to acknowledge 'full impacts' of BC project.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 13 Aug 2015


opinion

The Earth's Battery Is Running Low

We've drained our planet's stored energy, scientists say, with no rechargeable plug in sight.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 10 Aug 2015


news

As Site C Breaks Ground, Linked Union Declares Opposition

BCGEU cites First Nation infringement and loss of habitat in motion against controversial dam.

By Andrew MacLeod, 1 Aug 2015


news

Wolf Advocates Stymied in Search for Cull Details

Gary Allan's hunt for information on winter killing a 'frustrating exercise.'

By Andrew MacLeod, 31 Jul 2015


news

Jumbo Resort Developer Not Giving Up Without a Fight

After project's environmental certificates pulled, company calls for judicial review.

By Judith Lavoie, 30 Jul 2015


news

Penticton Swimming Pool Gets Wetland Makeover

When at-risk frogs showed up, this biologist invited them to stay. A homemade habitat Q&A.

By Chantal Strand, 29 Jul 2015


opinion

Schools for Disaster: Rethinking Endless Growth in Education

Latest climate models demand hard lessons in megadrought, upheaval and more.

By Crawford Kilian, 29 Jul 2015


news

Higher-risk 'Shallow Fracking' More Common than Suspected: Study

Lessons for BC, Alberta in new Stanford report.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 27 Jul 2015


opinion

In Church of Climate Change, Good Catholics Must Practise and Preach

And, why Harper's economic evangelism contradicts everything the Church now stands for.

By Ian Gill, 25 Jul 2015


news

Chilliwack Toad Tunnel Bridges Human-caused Gap

How did the Western toad cross the road? A community-funded ecopassage, of course.

By Chantal Strand, 23 Jul 2015


opinion

Nine LNG Questions for British Columbians to Ask Their Politicians

Pressing queries in light of high-stakes Petronas agreement just passed.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 22 Jul 2015


news

Fracking Industry Has Changed Earthquake Patterns in Northeast BC

Impact on groundwater and migrating gases mostly unknown, critics say. A special report.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 21 Jul 2015


news

BC LNG Deal Lets Petronas off Hook for Two Kinds of Emissions

Carbon 'free pass' imperils BC's climate targets, say critics.

By Carol Linnitt, 17 Jul 2015


opinion

BCers to Province: Stop the Senseless Water Giveaway

Surrey residents pay $1,630 per million litres; why not Nestle or frackers?

By Bill Tieleman, 14 Jul 2015


opinion

Just How Bad Is BC's LNG Deal with Petronas?

This is a massive privatization of a public resource. And for what? Let's tally it up.

By Marc Lee, 14 Jul 2015


news

LNG, Health Firings, Climate Crisis: Who Said Summer Governance Was Relaxed?

Rare BC legislature sitting proves far from serene.

By Bob Mackin, 14 Jul 2015