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Landmark deal protects huge swath of central B.C. coast from logging

VANCOUVER — An agreement has been reached to protect 85 per cent British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest from logging, ending a decades-long battle to safeguard the central coast rainforest. The...

Blame game already on as Canada-U.S. softwood deal expires; no talks on horizon

British Columbia government official said Tuesday the Americans have ignored Canada's offers to renew or renegotiate the trade agreement.
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.

Powell River residents shocked as logging company moves to cut treasured trees

The citizens of Powell River are facing off against private timber giant Island Timberlands.

Vancouver Island’s remaining old-growth a disappearing treasure

If unsustainable forest practices continue in BC, we risk losing some of the last ancient wonders in our own backyard.

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: The Basil Creek Watershed

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