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    Corky Evans-How you can help save the ALR

    Corky Evans: How YOU can help save the ALR in 5 min

    Former Agriculture Minister Corky Evans on what you can do in 5 min to help stave off the dismantling of BC's historic farmland protection: The Agricultural Land Reserve.


    Rapper plants seeds of food security awakening

    Rapper plants seeds of food security awakening

    Vancouver Island's Jeremy Loveday finds a creative way to express a growing problem - Canada's withering food security. Check out his 3 min spoken word call to action.



    Unshelled: The truth about shrimp

    Shrimp is the most popular seafood in the United States, with Americans eating an average of 4.1 pounds per person annually.


    NASA study-Inequality will lead to famine, collapse of civilization

    NASA study: Inequality will lead to famine, collapse of civilization

    A new NASA-funded study that predicts the utter collapse of human civilization will be difficult to avoid without a major course correction.



    Vertical farms see rapid growth around the globe

    Vertical farms see rapid growth around the globe

    Read this Jan. 16 story from the New Scientist on the growth of vertical farming around the world. URBAN warehouses, derelict buildings and high-rises are the last places you’d expect to find the seeds of a green revolut...


    Site C review panel changes mind, asks for ALC's input on farmland

    Site C review panel changes mind, asks for ALC’s input on farmland

    The panel reviewing the Site C dam proposal has reversed an earlier decision and is now asking BC’s Agricultural Land Commission for input on a project that could drown thousands of hectares of farmland.



    Canada taken to court over approval of GMO farmed salmon

    Canada taken to court over approval of GMO farmed salmon

    Environmental groups want a court to decide if the Canadian government violated its own law by permitting the manufacture of GMO farmed salmon.


    Peace Valley extraordinary farmland could feed million people-Site C Dam

    Peace Valley’s “extraordinary” farmland could feed a million people, agrologists tell Site C Dam review

    Two top agrologists make a compelling case for saving the "extraordinary" farmland of the Peace Valley.



    Toronto sushi shop is first Ocean Wise 100 per cent sustainable restaurant

    Toronto sushi shop is first Ocean Wise 100% sustainable restaurant

    Just Sushi is the world's first restaurant to be 100% certified by leading sustainable seafood label Ocean Wise.


    Former Agriculture Minister Corky Evans: Time to speak up for the ALR

    Former Agriculture Minister Corky Evans: Time to speak up for ALR

    Ex-Agriculture Minister Corky Evans calls on British Columbians to speak up for farmland and the ALR before this world-renowned food security protection is plowed under by the Clark Government.