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BC gov't invites letters on Great Bear Rainforest land use

The Province has put the call out for written public input on the proposals and the potential for new biodiversity, mining and tourism areas (BMTAs), by Aug. 10, 2015.

Pacific Wild sails into eco-controversy to get the visual story

Mychaylo Prystupa climbed aboard the Habitat to write about how Pacific Wild gets stories out from remote locations to audiences around the world.

Come Toast the Coast to send message to Harper: 'Beaches are for people, not oil'

Giraffe Aftermath is part of the live-band lineup at Come Toast the Coast, a family-friendly festival at Jericho beach Sunday, June 13.

'He seemed to fly like an angel’ - injured bald eagle released

BC Hydro worker found the eagle upside down on a power line in January

Sandy Garossino joins Vancouver Observer as editor-in-chief

New editor-in-chief Sandy Garossino to reinvigorate local coverage of business, tech, and affordability— and "bridge the gaps."

Clark gov't under fire for “illegal” grizzly hunt in Tsilhqot’in

“This is Question Period material," snapped B.C. NDP MLA Scott Fraser.

Heiltsuk on edge: DFO checks with Ottawa on herring fishery’s re-opening

“We need everybody on the fishing grounds…We’re not letting up,” said Heiltsuk Integrated Resource Management Department, Kelly Brown.

Heiltsuk take over DFO office to stop herring fishery

"We just say we want this to stop,” tearful 12-year-old Latoya Windsor told DFO officers about the herring fishery, which is set to resume.

Heiltsuk will risk arrest to blockade herring boats, warns chief councillor

“We are just trying to protect the herring. We have an Aboriginal right to fish and harvest spawn on kelp," says Heiltsuk Chief Councillor Marilyn Slett.