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City calls on Port Metro Vancouver to delay coal export expansion

Mayor Gregor Robertson has called for more consultation regarding coal transports through Metro Vancouver, citing the impact of coal on climate change and of coal dust on human health, agriculture...

What's at stake if Northern Gateway pipeline goes through?

Six weeks of cetacean research in the channels of the extraordinary Great Bear Rainforest led a young New Zealander into the middle of a battle to protect BC's coast from a tanker disaster.

Guess who's coming to dinner? Vancouver Aquarium welcomes waddling penguin guests

 The Vancouver Aquarium is known for taking big strides when it comes to raising public awareness for marine animals and environments. This time rather than a stride it is more like a waddle....

Dan Mangan slams Bill C-38: "This is our budget, not theirs"

Local musician Dan Mangan slams Bill C-38 and its potentially devastating effect on the environment.

DreamRider's Vanessa LeBourdais on new play about water

Vanessa LeBourdais talks about the making of DreamRider and educating children and their families on water conservation in new play H2Woah!

Joe Oliver's speech coloured by "racism": First Nations Grand Chief

Natural Resources Minister's comments go beyond paternalism and border on racist, First Nations Grand Chief Stewart Phillip said.

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, People of a Feather and a wild party in Project X

Two films have strong environmental messages this week: one’s an artful documentary; the other is animated for children.

Vertality2 celebrates eco-minded people, businesses and entertainment

Locals will be able to connect with Vancouver's vast community of business innovaters and sustainability entrepreneurs at Vertality2, the second annual celebration of eco-chic and renewed...

Beware the foreign radicals: Comedians poke fun at tar sands, oil spills and Canada

The evil foreign radicals opposing oil will use tactics such as "speaking" and "sign-making" to destroy Canada, according to a new parody video by comedian Rick Mercer.