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    Farley Mowat's last words

    Farley Mowat’s last words

    When Farley Mowat died on May 6, 2014, at age 92, his incessant flow of writing stopped, words about him shifted from the present to the past tense, and an examination of his life and influence began. But some conclusions were ...


    Australia torpedoes Japan's illegal whaling at international court

    Australia torpedoes illegal Japanese whaling at international court

    Australia has won an international lawsuit against Japan’s Southern Ocean whaling program and the International Court of Justice has ordered Tokyo to cease the killing immediately.



    Disappearing Monarch butterflies need citizen scientists' help

    Disappearing Monarch butterflies need citizen scientists’ help

    David Suzuki on mysterious, disappearing monarch butterflies - and what citizen scientists can do to help reverse the collapse of this majestic, ecologically important species.


    BC’s wolf management remains a poisonous secret

    The BC Government refuses to disclose latest wolf management plan, and whether poisoning is part of it.



    Alberta-wild-horse-round-up-tramples-on-cowboy-culture

    Alberta’s wild horse round up tramples on cowboy culture

    Alberta's decision to cull its wild horse population is at odds with the province's western heritage, say critics who want the plan cancelled immediately.


    Legal errors in could send Enbridge review back to drawing board

    Legal errors could send Enbridge review back to drawing board

    B.C. Nature has filed a lawsuit claiming the JRP report on the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline is "invalid."



    Conservation is good business, new trophy hunting study reminds us

    Conservation is good business, new trophy hunting study reminds us

    A new study on BC's Great Bear Rainforest found that bear-related ecotourism generates 12 times more visitor spending and 50 times as many jobs as trophy hunting - a reminder of the value of conservation.


    Motorized boats stir up problems for BC's salmon rivers

    Motorized boats stir up problems for BC’s salmon rivers

    The co-founders of a new national advocacy group say legislative changes are needed to protect Canada's rivers, lakes and wild salmon from powerful, new motorized boats.



    Last day to help fund Great Bear Rainforest wilderness camera project

    Last day to help fund unique Great Bear Rainforest camera project

    Today is the last day to help fund a leading-edge remote camera project in BC's Great Bear Rainforest, which shares the region's spectacular wildlife with the world.


    LNG companies change pipeline routes to avoid bear sanctuaries

    LNG companies change pipeline routes to avoid bear sanctuaries

    Valhalla Wilderness Society is reporting that a pair of proposed natural gas pipelines connected to LNG terminals planned for Prince Rupert will no longer pass through two important grizzly bear sanctuaries.