Logging and Forests
On the launch of his new documentary, "Primeval: Enter the Incomappleux", filmmaker Damien Gillis reflects on the experience, noting that facts, figures, stumpage fees and jobs only tell part of the story of BC's increasingly r...
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.
A new report suggests wild fires and industrial activity are giving Canada the dubious distinction of being the new global leader in deforestation.
BC government faced strong opposition over planned changes to tree farm licences which would have favoured global corporations over local forestry sector, says Peter Ewart.
A new study exposes one of the trade-offs associated with expanded resource development - an increase in violence against women.
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.
Filmmaker Dan Pierce examines the conflict over industrial logging on BC's Cortes Island and a historic community forest tenure enabling a local First Nation and co-op to develop a sustainable forestry model.
A national study suggests that Alberta has disturbed more natural landscape than any other province.
A new video follows the carving and raising of a 42-foot totem pole on Haida Gwaii - the first of its kind in 130 years - to commemorate the 20-year anniversary of the creation of Gwaii Haanas National Park.
Exasperation is the tone of the full page ad placed in a March edition of Victoria’s Times-Colonist newspaper by the Discovery Islands Marine Tourism Group, a coalition of businesses associated with an ecotourism indust...