The Great Bear Sea, also known as the Northern Shelf Bioregion on the north coast of BC, is an area of profound beauty, ecological diversity and cultural richness. Rich ecosystems support an abundance of life – from salmon, herring, humpback whales and orcas to seabirds, bears and wolves.
Environmental Law Alert Blog
Through our Environmental Law Alert blog, West Coast keeps you up to date on the latest developments and issues in environmental law. This includes:
- proposed changes to the law that will weaken, or strengthen, environmental protection;
- stories and situations where existing environmental laws are failing to protect the environment; and
- emerging legal strategies that could be used to protect our environment.
“Looking back, the COVID-19 deaths and lockdown were awful. But thank goodness that we seized the opportunity to rebuild our economy and communities in ways that improved our province – made us safer, more sustainable and prosperous. Life is better now.”
– A voice from 2030
After COVID-19, let's build BC back better – in ways that fight climate change, inequality & injustice.
An update from a unique flood season in Ashcroft, BC, on the territories of the Nlaka'pamux and Secwépemc Nations.
Exploring some federal and provincial frameworks that could guide stimulus in the wake of COVID-19 to support a more food-secure future
This pandemic is a stark reminder of how our economies and societies are interdependent, and how the well-being of humans, other living beings, and ecosystems, are deeply connected. Only a healthy planet can support healthy people.
Last week, a barge belonging to Taan Forest spilled 4,500 litres of diesel into Dinan Bay (Diinan Kahlii) in Masset Inlet.
Earth Day is a time for us to reflect on all that our planet has given to us and to celebrate those who have worked tirelessly to strengthen our relationship with the environment.
As the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of first Earth Day in 1970, here’s a look at what things looked like then and now.
For Earth Week our climate program is celebrating three recent international wins that show what litigation and the law can do to protect our climate.
More and more Canadians are living in cities, and these days we’re spending a lot more time there. But we don’t have to escape the city to connect with nature.