Rex Weyler Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/128 en Rachel Carson and the birth of modern environmentalism http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/rachel-carson-and-birth-modern-environmentalism Rachel Carson’s courage ignited an ecological awareness that burns to this day. Her book, Silent Spring, alerted society of its relationship to the environment. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/rachel-carson-and-birth-modern-environmentalism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/commentary/rachel-carson-and-birth-modern-environmentalism#comments Commentary Environment DDT pest control environmental movement Rachel Carson Silent Spring US Food and Drug Administration Tue, 25 Sep 2012 20:58:00 +0000 Rex Weyler 12929 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Who controls Canadian media? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/opinion/2011/12/04/who-controls-canadian-media The Vancouver Sun and its editorial board and reporters have exposed themselves as the Fox News of BC, author Rex Weyler says. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/opinion/2011/12/04/who-controls-canadian-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/opinion/2011/12/04/who-controls-canadian-media#comments Opinion Alberta oil sands Enbridge pipeline Gitxsan Nation oil company public relations oil exploration in Canada oil pipelines tar sands development XL Keystone pipeline Mon, 05 Dec 2011 02:54:00 +0000 Rex Weyler 9883 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Dorothy Stowe 1920 - 2010: Greenpeace cofounder, social justice advocate http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2010/07/23/dorothy-stowe-1920-2010-greenpeace-cofounder-social-justice-advocate Dorothy Stowe (Rabinowitz) passed away at 03:00, July 23, 2010 at UBC Hospital, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, at the age of 89. Mrs. Stowe was a life-long advocate for social justice, organized the first...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2010/07/23/dorothy-stowe-1920-2010-greenpeace-cofounder-social-justice-advocate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/news/2010/07/23/dorothy-stowe-1920-2010-greenpeace-cofounder-social-justice-advocate#comments News Environment Sat, 24 Jul 2010 13:50:00 +0000 Rex Weyler 4528 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Sustainability and Social Justice: Do the Math http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/sustainability/2009/11/17/sustainability-and-social-justice-do-math Most people I talk to support 'sustainability' and 'social justice' goals. Ecology teaches us that we need to frame these human aspirations in relation to the biological capacity of the Earth, the...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/sustainability/2009/11/17/sustainability-and-social-justice-do-math" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/city/sustainability/2009/11/17/sustainability-and-social-justice-do-math#comments Life Environment Dr. William Rees Global warming UN University of British Columbia Wed, 18 Nov 2009 06:15:00 +0000 Rex Weyler 2355 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Attacking Margaret Atwood: Are Limits to Growth Real? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/11/22/attacking-margaret-atwood-are-limits-growth-real From www.thetyee.ca [TheTyee.ca] On Oct. 24, in the Ottawa Citizen, columnist Dan Gardner attacked Margaret Atwood for &#34;slack, lazy writing&#34; and mocked Maclean&#39;s editor Ken Whyte for not...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/11/22/attacking-margaret-atwood-are-limits-growth-real" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/11/22/attacking-margaret-atwood-are-limits-growth-real#comments Sun, 23 Nov 2008 08:00:00 +0000 Rex Weyler 1345 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com The Dispossessed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/08/24/dispossessed In 1969, Marie Aimee took her two children for medical treatment, a six-day voyage across the Indian Ocean from their home on Diego Garcia island to Port Louis, Mauritius. Her husband, Dervillie...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/08/24/dispossessed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/08/24/dispossessed#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2008 07:00:00 +0000 Rex Weyler 1348 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com The End of Price http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/07/09/end-price In the 1980s, fishermen caught the last wild Beluga sturgeon from the Sea of Azov, source of prized caviar, and wild sturgeon in the Caspian Sea failed to reproduce. The sturgeon catch plunged by 95...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/07/09/end-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/07/09/end-price#comments Thu, 10 Jul 2008 07:00:00 +0000 Rex Weyler 1349 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Oilsands, Slaves, and Two Visitors http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/04/29/oilsands-slaves-and-two-visitors The season’s opening pair of little yellow, black-headed Wilson&#39;s warblers arrived this morning, right on time, end of April for Western Canada, in the lilac rammage by the fence. Hitting the...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/04/29/oilsands-slaves-and-two-visitors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2008/04/29/oilsands-slaves-and-two-visitors#comments Wed, 30 Apr 2008 07:00:00 +0000 Rex Weyler 1346 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Ordinary Courage http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2007/04/21/ordinary-courage Here is the complete text of Rex Weyler&#39;s speech &#39;Ordinary Courage&#39; delivered today at the Vancouver Unitarian Church for Earth Day. In the great Hindu Ramayana: After Sita tells her...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2007/04/21/ordinary-courage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/%5Btermalias-raw%5D/2007/04/21/ordinary-courage#comments Sun, 22 Apr 2007 07:00:00 +0000 Rex Weyler 1347 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com