Urban wildlife
Wildlife

The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals (The Fur-Bearers) works to end the commercial fur trade and promotes co-existence with urban wildlife. At this time of year, Adrian Nelson, Director of Communications/Wildlife Conflict Manager for The Fur Bearers hears more about people with urban wildlife conflicts. People living in

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Bamboo Lemur
Endangered Species

Madagascar is one of the world’s greatest biodiversity hotspots, full of plants and animals that exist nowhere else on earth. And sadly, they are at risk. The incredible biodiversity has been negatively impacted from habitat loss caused by deforestation, hunting and the pet-trade. For the last 20 years, Dr. Edward

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UN
General

The Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations are a framework of 17 global Goals and 169 Targets that are to be achieved by 2030. These Goals are universal, and address our world’s environmental, social, economic, and security challenges. All the world’s issues are connected to each other (eg. climate

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Vancouver Island marine waterfront
Conservation

When Roy Mulder learned scuba diving 43 years ago, it set him on his current path to devote his life to the creation of marine conservation areas in Canada. He is a strong believer in community and has been active in numerous organizations and programming. Among other titles, he is

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BC Land near Emerald Lake
Conservation

The Nature Conservancy of Canada is the country’s largest land conservation organization. I recently interviewed Lesley Neilson, Communications and Engagement Manager of the BC Region, regarding their BC activities. Darkwoods is a mountainous, forested conservation area located approximately 45 minutes south of Nelson. The land is open to the public on

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Shimmy Mob
Humanitarian

Shimmy Mob organizes an annual “Flash Mob” type of event, the largest event of its kind by the total geographical territory covered in one day. Through it, the organization creates awareness and raises funds for shelters for victims of abuse in participating communities around the world. Francesca Anastasi, also known as

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