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    Heartwood: How Vancouver Island lost 90% of its ancient rainforest

    Did you know that less than 10% of Vancouver Island's once-bountiful ancient rainforest remains? Filmmaker Dan Pierce explores the industrial logging practices at the root of this massive loss of biodiversity.

    Filmmaker exploring new vision for forestry with video series

    Filmmaker Daniel J. Pierce has spent four years documenting a cutting-edge, new vision for forestry in BC, grown from the ground up by community partnerships. He is currently crowdfunding to finish his series.

    Tensions growing over plan to log Central Walbran Valley's ancient forests

    Tensions grow over plan to log Central Walbran Valley’s ancient forests

    Tensions are growing over plans to log an ultra-rare section of ancient forest in Vancouver Island's Central Walbran Valley. Filmmaker Daniel Pierce offers stunning video of the region and coverage of the battle.

    Industrial logging threatens Port Alberni drinking water: Alliance

    Check out this short film from Daniel Pierce on concerns over the impact of Island Timberlands' logging near Port Alberni, which threatens the community's drinking water.

    Dramatic video of RCMP injunction enforcement on Burnaby Mountain

    Dramatic footage of RCMP enforcing a court injunction to remove Kinder Morgan protestors from Burnaby Mountain.

    BC First Nation takes "Great Land Grab" to international court

    BC First Nation takes “Great Land Grab” to international court

    After losing their territory in one of the largest land grabs in Canadian history - for the E & N Railway on southern Vancouver Island - the Hul'qumi'num First Nations seek justice at an international court.