A forest pest is doubling in size each year, expanding beyond its historic range and threatening to spread across the vast boreal forest, but it’s not the British Columbia mountain pine beetle.
If unsustainable forest practices continue in BC, we risk losing some of the last ancient wonders in our own backyard.
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.
First in a series exploring the threatened old growth forests of Cortes Island, BC.
Until the Province makes good on its Great Bear Rainforest commitments, the habitat of key species like the Northern Goshawk and mountain goat will continue to degrade.
Over 6,200 petitioners have voiced their concern over clear-cutting forests on the coastal B.C. island. But are all Cortes Island residents on the same page?
At the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference, activist Tzeporah Berman met with a downcast Canadian Youth Delegation. Harper’s government had punched far above its weight to ensure a meaningless...