Just say no to ‘certified organic’ farmed salmon
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Just say no to ‘certified organic’ farmed salmon

SPECIAL TO THE VANCOUVER SUN August 12, 2010 British Columbia farmed salmon could carry a “certified organic” label if federal aquaculture boosters have their way. The proposal by the Canadian General Standards Board and organic aquaculture working group at Fisheries and Oceans Canada to give the organic stamp of approval to B.C.-farmed salmon raised in…

U.S. spill turns up heat on proposed pipeline
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U.S. spill turns up heat on proposed pipeline

Vancouver Sun, August 3, 2010 Re: U.S. spill turns up heat on proposed B.C.-Alberta pipeline, July 29 With his “we’ll do whatever it takes to make things right” rhetoric, Enbridge Inc. CEO Patrick Daniel sounds remarkably like BP’s Tony Hayward. Oil-industry disaster-response talking points aside, British Columbians should be paying close attention to the Kalamazoo…

BC’s killer whales get their day in court
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BC’s killer whales get their day in court

The Georgia Straight  – Commentary By Misty MacDuffee and Chris Genovali As British Columbia’s southern resident killer whales return to local waters, many scientists and citizens are growing increasingly concerned for their future. Even with new arrivals in local pods, the population still needs to show clear signs of recovery.

Canada’s killer whales get their day in court
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Canada’s killer whales get their day in court

Guest Commentary Misty MacDuffee and Chris Genovali for BUZZFLASH As British Columbia’s southern-resident killer whales are welcomed back to local waters, many scientists and citizens are growing increasing concerned for their future. Even with new arrivals to our local pods, the population still needs to show clear signs of recovery. One action we hope will…

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Climate change is real and demands a concerted effort

By Chris Genovali, Vancouver Sun, December  22, 2009 Re: The scare tacticians: ‘Scientists’ should face criminal prosecution, Dec. 18 David Warren’s paranoia-ridden anti-science polemic reads like something Sarah Palin would have penned. Come to think of it, she recently wrote an article in the Washington Post peddling the same kinds of fringe theories on climate…