During a recent visit to see my partner’s family in Germany, I found myself sitting on the train to Munich after hiking in the Alps, wondering what on earth had happened to the idea of passenger rail between Whistler and Vancouver.Read More
After over 18 years of stand-ins and negotiations, first nations, timber companies and environmental groups alike celebrated the signing of the Great Bear Rainforest Agreement, protecting this pristine habitat and ecosystem from destruction.Read More
Although forests are a critical part of the carbon cycle, as they store carbon dioxide in the process of growth and decay, the extent of their influence may need to be re-evaluated.Read More
Have you ever heard of White Meconella? If you are from British Columbia’s southern coast and have a botanist as a family friend perhaps you have; however, even most of us who inhabit this plant’s range have not heard of it.
The first annual survey of Canada’s clean-energy performance finds that while pipelines grab more headlines, clean energy is grabbing growth.Read More
This summer, I had the opportunity to kayak the Broken Group Islands (a part of Pacific Rim Park National Park Reserve) on Vancouver’s west, with a newly acquired friend from Germany.Read More