Taking the helm: climate change and Canada’s oceans
September 30, 2013
Not long ago, a group of WWF staff and supporters were snug on a boat tucked into a safe harbour, while hurricane-force winds raged nearby on the northern BC coast. We were cozy but the scene was still unsettling, because this was a winter-scale storm. And it was still summer.
Virunga is a world away, but it reminds me of a place I know
August 20, 2013
I confess: two months ago, I had never heard of Virunga National Park. Now, as WWF’s global emergency campaign intensifies to protect this African ecological treasure from the threat of oil exploration, I see references to Virunga almost daily, and it reminds me of a place I know: the Great Bear coast.
Closing arguments about proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline
June 20, 2013
Of the ecosystems, economies, and communities of the Great Bear coast, Art Sterritt has this to say: “This is not our back yard. This is an integral part of who we are.”
We applaud BC’s Strong Stand on the Northern Gateway Pipeline!
May 31, 2013
This is a strong act of leadership by the B.C. government. It’s also a testament to the people of British Columbia who made sure their leaders heard their voice on this issue.
The Humpback’s song
May 22, 2013
As World Oceans Day approaches, my thoughts increasingly stray in the direction of the sea, and the endless opportunities for exploration and inspiration it affords.