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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We send our condolences and our appreciation to the family of Tony Wind, who passed on February 16, 2016. Tony, born in Vancouver, had many accomplishments in his life. Highly successful in the software field, he co-developed what became Crystal Reports, a worldwide leader in the software field. Tony was extremely proud that the research […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VICTORIA—In response to new NASA data showing global temperatures are rising faster than measured ever before, Sierra Club BC released the following statement from climate and energy campaigner, Larissa Stendie: “The data from NASA shows an alarming acceleration of global temperature increase. We are in a state of climate emergency and […]
On March 1, BC Hydro was given an injunction authorizing removal of a First Nations cultural camp at the historic site of Rocky Mountain Fort near the proposed dam site. Now BC Hydro is in a rush to finish clear-cutting a large portion of the riverbank on the Peace River before the migratory songbirds come back in March and logging has to stop.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Four BC-based NGOs who made a submission to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights are hopeful that the Canadian government, in Geneva this week to be questioned by the Committee, will seriously consider the human rights and food security impacts of the Site C mega-dam in BC. “Giant hydro […]
On March 10, President Obama will hold a State Dinner at the White House for Prime Minister Trudeau, the first time such an event has been held for a Canadian leader in 19 years. In an open letter issued today, conservation groups from both sides of the border are calling on the leaders to use […]