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Tag: British Columbia

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Support for a Healthy Ocean

From the North Coast of BC, we’re helping build the blueprint to maintain healthy marine ecosystems that underpin the social, economic and culture values fundamental to human well-being. Read More
From the North Coast of BC, we’re helping build the blueprint to maintain healthy marine ecosystems that underpin the...
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Canada’s Tourism Industry Needs Marine Management and Protection

The stability and long term growth of BC’s marine tourism economy directly depends on protecting marine environments and ensuring they stay healthy into the future. Jobs and coastal economies stand to benefit when we... Read More
The stability and long term growth of BC’s marine tourism economy directly depends on protecting marine environments and ensuring...
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Northward Migration: Seeking whales and whale stories on B.C.’s north coast

Caitlin Birdsall is a biologist and educator specifically interested in citizen science. She has worked with the Vancouver Aquarium’s Cetacean Research Program since 2008 and recently relocated to Prince Rupert to head up the... Read More
Caitlin Birdsall is a biologist and educator specifically interested in citizen science. She has worked with the Vancouver Aquarium’s...
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WWF-Canada releases report from workshop on underwater noise management

WWF-Canada hosted the second workshop on ocean noise, with the goal of finding solutions for managing underwater noise in Canada’s Pacific. This month, we released the workshop report, including recommendations in eight key areas.... Read More
WWF-Canada hosted the second workshop on ocean noise, with the goal of finding solutions for managing underwater noise in...
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Can BC Hold the Line on Protecting our Provincial Fish?

I recently learned that DFO and the Provincial government are currently in discussion about how to change things in BC so that the Fisheries Act will not apply to all of BC’s waters. Read More
I recently learned that DFO and the Provincial government are currently in discussion about how to change things in...
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Sometimes conservation needs a good villain

In June 2012 our villain became a media celebrity after a YouTube video showed the highly invasive fish comfortably enjoying a Burnaby municipal pond. Results this week revealed that our fish was... Read More
In June 2012 our villain became a media celebrity after a YouTube video showed the highly invasive fish comfortably...
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BC’s Trouble with Targets

Until last week, the government of British Columbia inscrutably insisted it could meet its carbon emission reduction targets AND fast track the development of a new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) export industry. But... Read More
Until last week, the government of British Columbia inscrutably insisted it could meet its carbon emission reduction targets AND...
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Now is the time: Speak up for BC's water

With BC moving ahead with a new Water Sustainability Act, WWF is encouraging everyone who cares about water in the province to express their views with the Ministry of Environment. Read More
With BC moving ahead with a new Water Sustainability Act, WWF is encouraging everyone who cares about water in...
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BC Moves Ahead with new Water Sustainability Act

WWF welcomes the latest step to revise BC’s main water law, as the Ministry of the Environment releases the detailed policy proposals. Read More
WWF welcomes the latest step to revise BC’s main water law, as the Ministry of the Environment releases the...
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