The Huffington Post
By Chris Genovali
As Saturday March 24th marked the 23rd anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the question arises whether the Canadian government has learned any lessons from the 1989 disaster that occurred in Prince William Sound, Alaska. The answer appears to be a resounding “no,” given the support to expand Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline and the dramatic escalation in oil tanker traffic that will accompany it.
To read the full article please visit The Huffington Post website.
Become a Raincoaster
Giving to Raincoast enables you to protect what you love most.
For 25 years, Raincoast has been furthering biodiversity conservation in BC. Thanks to your generous donations, among many other accomplishments, we have been able to end commercial trophy hunting of large carnivores in over 38,000 square kilometers of the Great Bear Rainforest, begin acquiring forest land in order to protect threatened Coastal Douglas-fir ecosystems, aid recovery of endangered Southern Resident killer whales by restoring Chinook salmon habitat, and establish a university research lab dedicated to applied conservation science. Strong partnerships are integral to our success.
Our efforts need to be maintained and advanced, now more than ever. As the biodiversity and climate crises collide, your support allows us to continue to make tangible conservation gains.
Biodiversity protection is the most important gift we can give the next generation. Join us as a Raincoaster today!