The British Columbia government has developed the Clean BC plan, which outlines how the province will meet most of its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets over the coming decades. The province’s overall goal is a 40 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions below 2007
The upcoming Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would increase tanker traffic sevenfold and increase the threat to killer whales, which are endangered. Only 74 southern resident killer whales remain in the water off the Pacific Coast. In 1996, there were 97.
The Asubpeeschoseewagong First Nation, also known as Grassy Narrows, has more recently become known as the First Nation poisoned by mercury.
The Heiltsuk First Nation in BC is suing the operator of a sunken tugboat that spilled thousands of litres of diesel into waters near Bella Bella in 2016.
Perry Bellegarde, the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), believes the federal government should move the route of the Trans Mountain pipeline and marine shipping terminal to avoid Indigenous communities that are opposed to the project.
Lana Lowe earned the First Real Estate Foundation of BC’s Land Champion Award for her work with the Fort Nelson First Nation. She started working for the Fort Nelson First Nation in 2008.
The Tsilhqot'in Nation and Southern Dakelh Nation Alliance in BC have ban all limited-entry hunting for moose in their respective territories.
The Huu-ay-aht First Nation on Vancouver Island has accepted the financial help of Steelhead LNG to restore the Sarita River Watershed. The restoration of the watershed will bring an important salmon resource back to the Huu-ay-aht.
Ruth Campbell and Noaa Edwards were arrested at a rally on August 1 while protesting the impact that the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion might have on the survival of the southern resident killer whales off B.C.’s southwest coast.
Jaasaljuus Yakgujanaas, Haida Nation member and junior marine biologist, visited the SGaan Kinghlas Bowie Seamount as part of a 16-day North East Pacific Seamount expedition. Seamounts, or underwater mountains, are abundant in the Pacific Ocean.