ocean

Sampling the algae bloom; unusually warm sea surface temperatures/NOAA

'Blob' may be to blame: Massive toxic algae blooms forcing seafood bans

Marine detectives already have a suspect: a large patch of water running as much as 3C degrees warmer than normal in the northeast Pacific Ocean, nicknamed "the blob."

Rob Stewart: activist, educator, filmmaker

To skeptics and “climate deniers”, Robert Stewart may just seem like another bleeding-heart environmentalist. But, the truth is in the numbers.

Spectacular beachfront comfort at Ocean Village Resort in Tofino, B.C.

After the summer crowds clear out, Ocean Village in Tofino is a wonderful place to go for a kicked-back weekend with the kids, romance, surfing, or all of the above...

The most beautiful Vancouver photos in the world

Revisit moments captured by our Flickr contributers in the last Flickr photo mashup of the year. Sometimes sharp, sometimes shocking. Our Vancouver.

DOXA Documentary Film Festival premiers A Sea Change: Imagine a World Without Fish

Director Barbara Ettinger's fascinating tale of a man on a mission to expose the dire but little known environmental impact of high levels of carbon dioxide in the oceans.

Fazioli Pianos located at Showcase Pianos on Broadway

It's a boat... it's a plane! It makes music?

Silhouetted Landscape From Jericho Beach

Standing on Jericho beach at dusk when the mountains were lit from behind created this silhouette effect. A large tanker was standing still on the water waiting for dawn. A larger version can be seen...

MY VIFF PICKS FOR Day 3

Some good. Some not so good. Reviews of VIFF by Volkmar Richter.