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April 17th 2014

‘Drift cards’ found washing ashore

Cali Bagby / Islands Sounder
Last week Sukima Hampton was walking on a friend’s private beach west of Eastsound when she was horrified to find a pink card with the words “This could be oil” printed on it…

April 14th 2014

In small Canadian town democracy wins, tar sands lose

Andrea Germanos / Common Dreams
In a vote cheered as a victory for democracy, one community in BC has given a flat rejection to a proposed tar sands pipeline…

April 3rd 2014

It’s in the cards; spread of possible oil spill tracked by ‘drift card’ study

Staff Report / San Juan Journal
Conservation groups from Washington and British Columbia commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill by launching 650 ‘drift cards’ along Salish Sea oil tanker routes…

March 24th 2014

What Exxon Valdez anniversary has to do with Canada’s wild salmon

Misty MacDuffee & Chris Genovali / Huff Post
March 24 marks the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill…

March 10th 2014

Art for an Oil-Free Coast carvings and works on display in Sidney

Check out the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney, BC to see incredible art works that are available for purchase as part of our Art for an Oil-Free Coast campaign…

March 10th 2014

Northern Gateway risks Canada’s wild Pacific salmon

Misty MacDuffee & Chris Genovali / Island Tides
Consequences to Canada’s wild salmon from the Enbridge’s Northern Gateway project are not a risk worth taking…


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