Environment

news

New-found Threat to Oilsand Projects

TYEE EXCLUSIVE: Researchers discover ancient salt formation key factor in Alberta steam fracking disasters.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Today


news

Colleges and Universities Finally Earn Back Carbon Cash

Capital project funds don't equal millions paid in offsets, but they help.

By Katie Hyslop, 26 Jul 2014


opinion

BC's Wolf Killing Plan a Big Step Backwards

Released in April, the province's strategy for grey wolves lags behind its 35-year-old predecessor.

By Gary R. Allan and Brad Hill, 25 Jul 2014


news

Groups 'Pull Together' to Cover First Nations' Enbridge Legal Expenses

'These things we're protecting are priceless,' says chief of Northern Gateway challenge.

By Emily Fister, 25 Jul 2014


blogs

'No swimming' advisory issued in West Van… is your local beach safe?

By Judith Lavoie, 24 Jul 2014


news

Study Confirms Grizzlies Living on Unprotected Coastal Islands

Local tour guide's knowledge, now backed by research, raises major conservation concerns.

By Cara McKenna, 24 Jul 2014


blogs

VIEW: BC enviro minister wrong on Park Amendment Act

By Peter Wood, 22 Jul 2014


opinion

BC's Climate Plan Is Working, so Why Stop Now?

We know the carbon tax is effective. We know the public wants it. Time to ramp up our efforts.

By Josha MacNab, 22 Jul 2014


news

A Tyee Series

What If Canada Exported Clean Energy Instead of Oil?

In Africa, where solar is cheaper than diesel, Quebec's Windiga is doing just that.

By Geoff Dembicki, 21 Jul 2014


news

Public Advisor on Fracking Filed Fracking Patent

Gov't fracking consultant Maurice Dusseault claims to have invented less risky process.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 17 Jul 2014


news

DFO's Big Clam Plans

Feds about to open far more BC coast to industrial geoduck operations.

By Kristian Secher, 16 Jul 2014


blogs

First Nations challenge federal Enbridge decision in court

By Kristian Secher, 14 Jul 2014


news

DFO Director 'Ready to Tackle Endangered Coho'

Top enforcer promises staff will 'do their best' to protect endangered salmon species. Will it be enough?

By Kristian Secher, 9 Jul 2014


opinion

The Big Seep: Gooey Alberta Mystery Solved?

CNRL admits design failure could have caused Primrose bitumen leaks.

By Chris Severson-Baker, 9 Jul 2014


news

Vancouver's Lost Salmon Streams Wriggle Back to Life

Residents aim to restore life long buried under urban development.

By Pauline Holdsworth, 5 Jul 2014


news

OK to Catch More At-Risk Salmon if Monitored, Scientist Says

Conservationists still rankled by quintupling of coho catch rate.

By Kristian Secher, 2 Jul 2014


opinion

What's Missing from Canada's Fracking Debate?

This is a long read. Because the current 'debate' leaves out so much.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 2 Jul 2014


presents

This Summer, BC Food Carts Drive Towards Green

Mobile feast fests in Vancouver and Surrey aim to shed waste.

By David P. Ball, 1 Jul 2014


opinion

Tsilhqot'in Nation Gives Canada a New Chance to Do It Right

Why our era of resource giveaways may be over.

By Mitchell Anderson, 30 Jun 2014


news

Premier's LNG Dreams Given Reality Check By Japanese Expert

Visiting from Tokyo, Dr. Ken Koyama says BC faces 'severe' competition in selling gas to Asia.

By Geoff Dembicki, 30 Jun 2014