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20 years after the Great Bear Rainforest protests

This piece by Michelle Johnson originally appeared in the Georgia…
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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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TimberWest logging in the Great Bear Rainforest like there is no tomorrow

New information compiled by Sierra Club BCand our allies reveals that logging company TimberWest has dramatically sped up logging in the Great Bear Rainforest.
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Powell River citizens urge Island Timberland to hold off logging in their community

Company undermines its own environmental policy by ignoring public…
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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.

B.C. Carbon Emissions Four Times Higher than Reported

B.C.’s greenhouse gas emissions quadruple when emissions from fossil fuel exports and forests are counted, according to a Sierra Club BC report released on September 13.
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Old-growth logging eliminates B.C.’s progress in reducing carbon emissions

A new report released today by Sierra Club BC - Carbon at Risk: BC’s Unprotected Old-growth Rainforest - shows that one year of logging old-growth rainforest in southwest B.C.is responsible for releasing approximately 3 million tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
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B.C.’s remaining old-growth forests non-renewable: Sierra Club report

One year of logging old-growth forests in southwestern British Columbia blows away a year of carbon emissions reductions made through climate-change fighting initiatives like the carbon tax, says a Sierra Club report released today.

Carbon sinks at risk

One year of logging old-growth rainforest on Vancouver Island and the south coast eliminates B.C.'s progress in reducing annual emissions, a new Sierra Club BC report shows.