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B.C. Environment map; TimberWest logging, South Central Coast area, 2011 photo b

One week left to weigh in on B.C. government's plan for Great Bear Rainforest

The public is invited to comment on the province's plans for mining and tourism areas and revised land uses.
Recent Federal Court Decision on Jackpine Mine fires up First Nation

Recent Federal Court Decision on Jackpine Mine fires up First Nation

“Canada essentially did nothing to accommodate or mitigate our Treaty 8 rights,” stated Chief Allan Adam of the ACFN.

Nineteen year battle over Great Bear Rainforest on brink of peace as momentous deadline approaches

In those early meetings, anger and tension blocked every attempt at progress. But over 19 years, enemies joined forces to try and save B.C.'s greatest natural treasure.

Tourism Group Decries Logging in Discovery Islands and Desolation Sound: VIDEO

BC Timber Sales issues logging contract for Maurelle Island, despite concerns of local tour guides that their input has been ignored.

Why does logging trump tourism in the Discovery Islands and Desolation Sound?

Jack Springer of Campbell River Whale Watching has a primarily European clientele. “It’s very difficult to explain to them what is going on here,” he said.

Ancient Forests of Cortes Island #3: The Delight Lake Watershed

Video: Biologist Sabina Leader Mense and woodworker Fred Savage take us into the Delight Lake Watershed, where we discuss the vital ecological services of the standing forest.

The Ancient Forests of Cortes Island #2: The Carrington Bay Children's Forest

Take a journey with some young Cortesians into the Children's Forest—a magical gateway to discussing land trusts, conservation covenants, and the need for a BC park acquisition fund.

The Ancient Forests of Cortes Island: The Basil Creek Watershed

First in a series exploring the threatened old growth forests of Cortes Island, BC.

B.C. Budget: tight spending and asset sales on the horizon

Spending cutbacks, sale of provincial property and a potential business tax were the highlights of the Finance Minister Kevin Falcon's budget on Tuesday. The B.C. Liberal government delivered on...