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Site C construction will destroy irreplaceable wetlands

BC Hydro is moving forward with plans to drain and log a rare wetland in the Peace River valley as part of dam construction this fall and winter.

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With another old-growth forest banked, Pennsylvania continues to lead

Part of state forest inducted into Old-Growth Forest Network.
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Federal election 2021: where parties stand on climate and environment issues

Canadians who watched the English-language leaders' debate learned little about the differences between the climate policies of Justin Trudeau's Liberals, Erin O'Toole's Conservatives, Jagmeet Singh's NDP and Annamie Paul's Greens. Here's what the federal election debate missed.

Vancouver Island's Fairy Creek old-growth blockade

How B.C.'s newest war in the woods shows the complex web of environmental politics

Vancouver Island's Fairy Creek blockade — which could soon become the largest act of civil disobedience in Canadian history — is representative of the complex way environmental issues could play out in the federal election. 
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Old-growth forests of Pacific Northwest could be key to climate action

Mongabay joins a noted forest ecologist in Olympic National Park to experience its magnificence and significance as a bastion of biodiversity and a carbon storehouse; protection of these vanishing U.S. and Canadian ecosystems is vital, say scientists.
Clayoquot Sound’s war in the woods

How Clayoquot Sound’s war in the woods transformed Tofino

Almost 30 years after the ‘war in the woods’ stopped most industrial logging in Clayoquot Sound, the area has experienced a massive tourist boom. We visited the region to learn about solutions that emerged from the conflict and what challenges remain