General

Voices For Our Planet .com is calling for volunteers who live in Canada, preferably British Columbia or Alberta, who have the time to attend one or two meetings a month (or do more if you want to). Plans are to start a Voices For Our Planet Foundation which will be

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orca whales in Georgia Strait
Endangered Species

Dyna Tuytel, a Barrister & Solicitor at Ecojustice in Calgary, has had a lifelong interest and concern about environmental issues. Following an undergraduate Arts degree, she attended law school to pursue a career in environmental law. She has loved whales since she was a kid, and is particularly excited about

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extinct passenger pigeon
Endangered Species

To better understand some of the challenges that the over 16,000 endangered species face and save them from going extinct, let’s take a look at what happened to drive some Canadian species into extinction. Over hunting/Overfishing Sea Mink Woodland Caribou (Queen Charlotte Islands population) Cascade Mountain Wolf Newfoundland Wolf Great

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Sydney beach heat wave
Climate Change

Australia is known for its hot climate, yet the frequency of its extreme heat waves is increasing each year and having a hugely negative impact on its wildlife. A study completed in 2015 found that from 2000 to 2014, Australia set 12 heat records for every 1 cold record. While

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Mt Avatar ancient forest
General

Sierra Club BC’s Forest and Climate Campaigner Jens Jens Wieting, Forest and Climate campaigner for the Sierra Club BC, has an early memory planting small trees, ferns and mosses next to little rocks and roots in the backyard of his childhood home in Germany. The mini landscape looked like a

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trophy hunting
General

CNN recently broadly advertised and then showed a special called Trophy. I understand that the show featured trophy hunting and started conversations. On Facebook, I posted a link to an article explaining the downside of trophy hunting, and a hunting fan responded with what I c all propaganda. Here’s our

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