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.
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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AUDIO: Jens Wieting talks about new Mt. Polley permit
Yesterday the B.C. government gave Imperial Metals a permit to…
BC Forest Wake-Up Call: Heavy Carbon Losses Hit 10-Year Mark
For a full decade, B.C. forests have been releasing dramatically…
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.