Carlos Tello

Carlos Tello is a Vancouver-based journalist and photographer. His work has appeared in the Vancouver Sun, the Toronto Star, The Tyee, and the Vancouver Observer, among others. He is interested in arts and culture, human rights, social justice, Latin American issues, and everything related to his home country, Peru.
Cetacea Lab, Hermann Meuter, Janie Wray, Orca, Orcalab, whale

The Cetacea Lab team behind the whale rescue at Hartley Bay [VIDEO]

The little known but vital whale research team at Cetacea Lab behind the whale rescue that grabbed headlines across Canada.
Canadian Water Summary, discussion, environment, Vancouver, water

How can we fix the looming water crisis?

Water scarcity is already a huge problem in the world. According to a 2014 report by UNICEF and the World Health Organization, approximately one in nine people around the world lack access to safe,...

Vancouver celebrates National Aboriginal Day

When a voice rose above the beat of the drums to ask: “Who’s proud of being Aboriginal?,” a choir of more than a hundred roared: “I am.”  It was minutes past 11 a.m., and a crowd of Aboriginal...
WesPac, Fraser River, British Columbia

B.C. wants feds to stay out of environmental assessment for Fraser River LNG project

'This is all going to impact one of the world's greatest salmon rivers in probably its most sensitive part,' says MP and fisheries and oceans critic Fin Donnelly.
Fraser River, LNG, Liquefied Natural Gas

LNG plant proposal for the Fraser River raises serious questions

WesPac is trying to dodge a fundamental question, says critic: Should an LNG jetty be built on Tilbury Island?
Kinder Morgan, Rueben George, Tsleil-Waututh

Tsleil-Waututh First Nation rejects Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion

In an old legend from the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation, a two-headed serpent brings hunger and disease to the Burrard Inlet, killing off the salmon. In order to survive, the people had to confront the...
Hana, Vancouver Aquarium, Pacific white-sided dolphin,

Death of Vancouver Aquarium dolphin refuels debate over freeing cetaceans

Hana, one of two Pacific white-sided dolphins living at the Vancouver Aquarium, died this week of a gastrointestinal illness, despite a desperate attempt to save her live with first-of-its-kind...

Voters discuss how to beat Harper at downtown public forum

Nine words were enough to get the audience fired up. “The next vision I have is ousting Steven Harper,” Musqueam Nation representative Celia Point said, eliciting deafening cheers from the audience...
Enbridge, pipeline, Northern Gateway, Ellis Ross, Haisla Nation

Gov't emails reveal concerns over First Nation consultation on Enbridge Northern Gateway

A damning email obtained by a northern B.C. First Nation shows the federal government's own staff had serious concerns about the crown's consultation process with First Nations. “First Nations were...
Enbridge, oil spill, Kalamazoo River, Michigan

Man who claims Enbridge’s pipeline leakage caused him a ruptured artery will get his chance in court

Severe migraines. Non-stop vomiting. Severe abdominal pain, and a ruptured artery.  Michigan resident Chance Lowery said he suffered these symptoms during the aftermath of Calgary pipeline giant...