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old growth forests
Group representing 73 businesses calls on B.C. to halt logging of ancient trees
The Canadian Press
Dec 15th, 2015
Political leadership needed to resolve Cortes Island’s “War in the Woods”
Conservationists renew call for BC Liberals to commit to restoring and expanding a “BC Park Acquisition Fund” to purchase and protect endangered forests on private lands.
Ancient Forest Alliance
Dec 6th, 2012
No negotiation progress as Island Timberlands’ plans to log Cortes Island forests remain virtually unchanged
Six thousand eight hundred petition signatures brought media attention and pressure to bear on Island Timberlands’(IT) plans to log significant ecosystems on Cortes Island, including some of the...
Jun 19th, 2012
MTV and "Avatars" follow Zoe Miles to Brookfield Asset Management
A young woman from a remote island goes to Toronto, overcomes her shyness, organizes a Flash Mob, gets on MTV and asks for a hearing with the CEO of powerful Brookfield Management Company...
Linda Solomon Wood
Aug 13th, 2010