Environment

opinion

Did Band Members Defame a Chief by Saying He Wasn't?

Dispute belies Clark's claim of First Nations support for Skeena River LNG proposal.

By Ian Gill, 24 Jun 2016


culture

#OceanOptimism: Igniting a Twitter Storm of Hope

Sharing uplifting news of resilience and recovery enhances our capacity for action. So why don't we do it more?

By Elin Kelsey, 18 Jun 2016


news

Oil Sands Workers Fear Becoming Climate Change Casualties

If jobs are lost, union demands a 'Just Transition' to new opportunities.

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 17 Jun 2016


culture

Lessons of a Forgotten Firestorm

Despite flaws, book on 1950 B.C.-Alberta mega-fire has useful lessons.

By Crawford Kilian, 15 Jun 2016


mediacheck

Fort Mac Fire Sparked Little Media Talk of Global Warming

'If not now, then when would be a good time to discuss climate?' asks journo prof.

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 13 Jun 2016


news

Radioactive Ranchers? Elements Found Downwind of Intensive Fracking

Nielle and Howard Hawkwood now want a moratorium on Alberta industry.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 11 Jun 2016


news

Canada Needs to Close Knowledge Gap on China Relations, Say Experts

Without more experts, Liberal gov't may find itself at a disadvantage.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 10 Jun 2016


opinion

Toxic Landslides Raise Alarms about Fracking, Site C

Almost two years after slides began carrying heavy metals into creeks, few answers.

By Ben Parfitt, 8 Jun 2016


news

West Coast Tells Ottawa: Reject Trans Mountain Expansion

Green leader says she'll seek a judicial review of regulator’s project approval.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 7 Jun 2016


opinion

How a New Generation Is Fighting to Survive Climate Change

At TEDxEastVan, Geoff Dembicki shares how young people are battling environmental doomsday.

By Geoff Dembicki, 7 Jun 2016


news

New Report Knocks Down Pro-Pipelines 'Fantasies'

The economic case is a bust and emissions will shatter limits: expert.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 2 Jun 2016


news

Amidst Vancouver's Paving Spree, a Corner 'Rewilds'

While bird habitat falls to condos, a dump is being converted to forest.

By Margaret Munro, 1 Jun 2016


news

Why Scientists Are Amazed at Oilsands Smog Levels

Air pollution report in Nature shocks even Canada's top researchers.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 30 May 2016


news

'Insane Damage': Activist Accuses Logger of Breaking Disclosure Law

Ministry says Vancouver Island cuts are okay but citizen demands to see plans.

By Andrew MacLeod, 27 May 2016


news

Why Canada's Three Northern Premiers Reject Carbon Pricing

Their regions are hard hit by climate change, yet territorial leaders won't budge.

By Maura Forrest, 25 May 2016


news

Clearcut city? Rise of Condos Means Razed Trees, Bird Evictions

Vancouver has lost hundreds of hectares of canopy in just two decades.

By Margaret Munro, 25 May 2016


culture

A Tyee Series

At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast

From tiniest plankton to majestic albatross, a naturalist's hymn to BC's wet and wild aviary.

By Caroline Fox, 20 May 2016


news

Trans Mountain Pipeline? 'Yes, But…' Says NEB

Decision does little to quell mistrust of energy regulator -- or opposition to project, say critics.

By Megan Devlin, 19 May 2016


culture

A Tyee Series

Howling at Death by Chasing Wolves

One woman's search for the secret to survival, including her own. Excerpts from the memoir 'Wolf Spirit.'

By Gudrun Pflüger, 19 May 2016


news

A David-vs-Goliath Tanker Confrontation in Burrard Inlet

'Kayaktivism' takes on Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline from the water side.

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 19 May 2016