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50 Places Project: Sooke Hills

The Sooke Hills are located on southern Vancouver Island within the territories of the T’Sou-ke First Nation and the Scia’new First Nation, also known as Beecher Bay. The Nations have used the area for many thousands of years for spiritual, food, medicinal and other purposes.

A chance to protect the Walbran

Only five of 155 landscape units on Vancouver Island and B.C.’s south coast are still covered primarily by “big-tree” old-growth. The Walbran is the only one of these that remains largely unprotected.

Road Tripping Carbon-free

YELP graduate Olivia Cavanagh blogs about her car-free road trip down the Oregon and California coast with her best friend.

New Report Calls for Climate Test

Blind Spot: The Failure to Consider Climate Change in British Columbia’s Environmental Assessments recommends a set of urgently-needed policy changes to ensure proposed projects are assessed on the basis of a scientifically valid climate test.