Stories

Trans Mountain: The zombie pipeline that just won’t die… yet

From Ex-Enron executives convincing the federal government to buy a leaky tar sands pipeline to SNC-Lavalin lawyers doing Indigenous consultation for the federal government, the Trans Mountain pipeline and tankers is a story of corporate influence over governments, review processes and the public interest. 

7 myths about forests, carbon and climate change

Retired government forest ecologist Jim Pojar and Skeena Wild have just released a report on forestry and carbon. The report refutes some common myths and shows why the protection of old-growth forests is critical in addressing climate change.

Winter greetings from our Education Team

We are now hosting monthly after-school gatherings for teachers in the Capital Region as well as our Get Outside and Learn! workshops for Pro-D events on Vancouver Island and in the lower mainland.

Strong support for sustainable land use and economy in BC

In January, the Real Estate Foundation of B.C. released the results of public opinion research it conducted into British Columbians’ attitudes and priorities about sustainable land use. The results were extremely interesting and offer a number of causes for optimism in these often discouraging times.

20,000+ send a message to MLAs across BC: Save old-growth forests!

On February 6, sixteen MLAs across the province received a visit from concerned constituents. More than a hundred people showed up to their constituency offices to deliver a letter signed by 20,000+ BC residents calling for the protection of the last intact stands of unprotected old-growth on Vancouver Island and endangered old-growth forests across the province.