As a Raincoast biologist privileged to call Waglisla (Bella Bella) in Heiltsuk Territory home, this is a story I wish I wasn’t writing…
Spills from Enbridge operations in the United States illustrate the risks of oil pipelines and tanker traffic to British Columbia’s marine and terrestrial environments, as well as First Nations and rural communities.
Guest comment by Chris Genovali Many Canadians have been anxiously following the unfolding Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster and are experiencing a deep sense of unease as they scan the daily media reports.
Marine mammals have made a remarkable recovery in this province, but that could be erased by a catastrophic oil spill. Georgia Straight By Charlie Smith Since 2004, scientists have been travelling up and down the B.C. coast on the Achiever, a steel-hulled, 22-metre sloop owned by the Raincoast Conservation Foundation. In this time, they have…
By Chris Genovali, Paul Paquet and Misty MacDuffee
Special to the Times Colonist
To borrow a phrase from Franklin Delano Roosevelt, today is a day that will live in infamy.