The provincial government has a choice. They either act in their role to protect the integrity of south coast ecosystems in BC and their importance to our culture and economy, or they continue to make, and support, decisions that further their decline.
The letter, asking whether Canada will permit killer whale extinction, identifies Canada’s conflicting aspirations and obligations to protect biodiversity while continuing to permit megaprojects that destroy the critical habitat of threatened and endangered species.
The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has been given federal approval to double the size of its shipping terminal in the heart of the Fraser River Estuary. The 370 conditions included in the federal approval of the project are insufficient in many places, and the specific conditions that relate to the terminal footprint and underwater shipping…
The Canadian government’s approval of Roberts Bank Terminal 2 violates federal law under the Species at Risk Act.
Our petition reached 4,239 signatures.
To ensure that these goals are achieved, the participants of Nature Canada met with Members of Parliament from across jurisdictions to discuss a federal Action Plan that will implement the GBF within 2023.
This is a legally binding petition. If we surpass 500 signatures, the petition is required to be presented to Steven Guilbeault in the House of Commons.
The list of groups opposed to the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 expansion includes several First Nations, a suite of conservation organizations in both Canada and the United States, scientists, Canada’s own federal regulators, local community groups, a church, and a worker’s union.
The clock is ticking for the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change to decide whether to approve or reject Roberts Bank Terminal 2.
The largest container port in Canada is poised to get even larger. Listen to these interviews and learn about the context of the threat that building and operating Terminal 2 poses to the Fraser Estuary and the people and species that rely on it. You have until March 15th to submit a comment on the…
Globally, only 15.5% of the world’s coastal regions remain ecologically intact. In British Columbia, the Fraser River Estuary has already lost 85% of its floodplain habitat and over 100 species that live there are at risk of extinction. Now, they face another threat.
The Government of Canada is currently requesting public comments to decide on whether the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 expansion project should go forward. Until March 15th, supporters like you can take action to protect the Fraser River Estuary. Please consider taking five minutes to submit a public comment. We have made it very easy for…