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    Douglas Coupland-narrated video shows ship noise impacts on whales

    Douglas Coupland-narrated video shows ship noise impacts on whales

    "You can think of sound as their dinner menu, their 9-11, e-harmony, GPS, facebook and twitter - and, more importantly, their family stories", says a new video showing how ship noise threatens whales.


    Monarch Butterflies in free-fall-How you can help

    Monarch Butterflies in free-fall: How you can help

    The majestic Monarch Butterfly is in serious decline. Dr. David Suzuki shares some things you can do to help restore the health of this unique species.



    'Alarming' sea star die-off on West Coast

    ‘Alarming’ sea star die-off on West Coast

    Vancouver aquarium staff don't know just how far-reaching the "alarming" sea star die-off has been on BC's coast, and whether the species will recover. "It was like wildfire and just wiped them out."


    Ian McAllister/Pacific Wild

    Live cams bring Great Bear Rainforest’s wolves, sea lions to you

    A BC conservation group is taking nature cameras to a new level. Pacific Wild has launched a pair of live video feeds from the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest, showing wolves and sea lions in action.



    Canada mulls crackdown on pesticide suspected of killing bees

    Canada mulls crackdown on pesticide suspected of killing bees

    The federal Health Department is proposing tighter rules for the use of a pesticide that is suspected of killing honey bees.


    http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/09/09/massive-starfish-die-off-baffles-scientists/

    The mystery of the dead starfish

    Read this Sept. 9 story from National Geographic on the raft of dead starfish in BC's coastal waters that's baffling scientists.



    Proposed gas pipeline threatens vital Khutzeymateen Grizzly sanctuary

    Proposed gas pipeline threatens vital Khutzeymateen Grizzly sanctuary

    Read this Sept. 7 Vancouver Sun story on the risks to critical bear habitat from a proposed gas pipeline to future LNG terminals in Prince Rupert. The company proposing to build a liquefied natural gas pipeline through a grizzl...


    Stephen Hume on Grizzly trophy hunt

    Stephen Hume on Grizzly trophy hunt

    Read this sharp Stephen Hume polemic from the Aug. 5 Vancouver Sun against BC’s controversial grizzly bear trophy hunt – which has become a source of intense media scrutiny this week following the release of a new d...



    Bear Witness: Film takes aim at Grizzly Hunt

    Bear Witness: Film takes aim at Grizzly Hunt

    A new documentary is targeting the trophy hunting of grizzlies on BC's central coast. The poignant film tells the story of "Cheeky" the bear and the NHL player who shot him.


    Amazing encounter with Orca pod caught on camera off BC coast

    Amazing encounter with Orca pod caught on camera

    Check out this amazing encounter with a large pod of orca on BC's south coast. The home video, captured off Galiano Island, has garnered well over 300,000 views from around the world.