Rachel Notley not winning hearts or minds in B.C.

Rachel Notley not winning hearts or minds in B.C.

With multiple lawsuits before the courts, including one by the Raincoast Conservation Foundation, and an anti-Trans Mountain provincial government taking power in British Columbia, Notley’s audacious guarantee seems intemperate at best. However, if Notley’s intention was to harden opposition in B.C. to the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion…

Research: Oil Spills and marine mammals – development and application of a risk-based conceptual framework

Research: Oil Spills and marine mammals – development and application of a risk-based conceptual framework

Using BC as a case study, this paper develops a framework for examining risk to oil spills faced by marine mammals. We found that in BC, killer whales (residents and transients), sea otters, and Steller sea lions face the greatest risk of population level consequences, but that many BC marine mammals are at elevated risk…