environmental activism

B.C.'s Marilyn Baptiste wins prestigious Goldman Prize for battle against Prosperity Mine

A woman who led a fight against a proposed open−pit copper and gold mine in British Columbia has won the North American prize in the world’s largest international contest for...

B.C. activist undaunted by fish farm industry defamation lawsuit

Being sued for defamation by the fish farm industry has not deterred one prominent environmental activist, who vows to continue his fight.

David Suzuki turns 75

It's David Suzuki's birthday. He's 75.  And, according to Carleton Library Geogenvirospecialist's Blog, both the cities of Ottawa and Vancouver are declaring March 24, 2011, David Suzuki Day. On...

How does one man with a few backyards make such a difference?

It is out of curiosity and, I have to admit, a twinge of jealousy, that I find myself routinely walking past one particular house in my East Vancouver neighborhood.  It is set on a corner lot,...