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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For a full decade, B.C. forests have been releasing dramatically more carbon into the atmosphere than they have absorbed out of the atmosphere. B.C.’s forests emitted 256 million tonnes of carbon dioxide during the period 2003 – 2012.
Company undermines its own environmental policy by ignoring public outcry FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2015 Sierra Malaspina, a local group of Sierra Club BC, is joining other citizens of Powell River who are deeply concerned about Island Timberland’s logging plans and operations underway in an area of private land within the city of Powell […]
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.
By Sue Andrews I kind-of fell into volunteering for Sierra Club BC. Our Greenpeace local group offered to help organize the Defend our Climate march last May and I liked working with the Sierra group so much, I simply never stopped. Like many Sierra Club BC volunteers, I still volunteer with other organizations whose values […]
The stars were so bright they seemed to be intently watching us as we took delicate measurements of the bat’s wings and ears. “Anything below about 10 degrees Celsius and it becomes hard for the bats to stay warm at night”, explained Dr. Cori Lausen, one of North America’s foremost bat research specialists. I joined […]