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Battling the Beetle

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In This Series

opinion

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Let's Grow a Pine Beetle Fund

BC must invest now to stave off beetle crises in the future.

By Ben Parfitt, 17 Aug 2005


news

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The Bug in BC's Economy

How the pine beetle is propelling a 'race to the bottom' for timber towns.

By Ben Parfitt, 3 Oct 2005


news

QuesnelBoundry

What Price the Beetle?

The Cariboo-Chilcotin region alone wants $489 million. Victoria commits to far less.

By Ben Parfitt, 4 Oct 2005


news

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Sowing More Devastation

BC created a doomed monoculture of pine. We're re-growing a lot of the same.

By Ben Parfitt, 5 Oct 2005


Real Cities Give Their People Places to Pee

Public washrooms should be plentiful and accessible, says one scholar. And cities that do flush, flourish.

By Christopher Cheung