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It’s time for the BC government to curb raw log exports and boost value-added forestry jobs

A new CCPA-BC report shows that between 2013 and 2016, more raw logs were shipped from BC than during any other four-year period in the province’s history, prompting two forest industry unions and three leading environmental groups to call for a ban on raw log exports from old-growth forests and bold government action to stimulate BC’s flagging forest sector.
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Growing support for protecting endangered old-growth on Vancouver Island and B.C.’s south coast

The time has come to end logging of endangered old-growth forests on Vancouver Island. First Nations, communities, organizations, and citizens are calling for the protection of old-growth forests. Their voices are getting louder, more varied, and more numerous.
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Get a copy of the “Vancouver Island’s Last Stand” newspaper

The time is now to protect and restore Vancouver Island’s endangered rainforest! Pick up a copy of our “Vancouver Island’s Last Stand” newspaper and find out why now is the time for action.
Logging Walbran photo by TJ Watt
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Sierra Club BC’s Google Earth Tool Shows Vancouver Island Old-growth in State of Emergency

We have developed a Google Earth file, that shows old-growth coastal rainforest has reached a state of ecological emergency across vast parts of Vancouver Island and B.C.’s South Coast.
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BC’s forests: Full decade of carbon loss

For a full decade, B.C. forests have been releasing dramatically more carbon into the atmosphere than they have absorbed out of the atmosphere.
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Sorry B.C., You're not a Climate Change Leader

This piece by Jens Wieting originally appeared in the Huffington…
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Finishing the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements akin to climbing Mount Everest

Finishing the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements feels like climbing Mount Everest: the air is getting thinner, the peak is in sight. With just one last push, we will reach it.
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Protecting Our Forests

B.C.'s coastal rainforest is the best carbon storehouse of the province. Other forest lands, too, have great potential as allies in the fight against climate change—if we nurture and maintain their carbon-absorbing capacity.