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On February 26, 2013 a small group of opinion leaders and decision-makers from across BC came together to engage in a high level public dialogue about the challenge of managing the cumulative impacts of past, present and future human activities on BC’s ecosystems and communities, including the ev

Author: West Coast Environmental Law
Publication Date: March 2013
Pages: 10
Preparing for Climate Change

Our climate is changing, and we need to plan for a “new normal”.

Author: Deborah Carlson
Publication Date: October 2012
Pages: 110

Every year over one million passengers board a cruise ship to travel north to Alaska, along BC’s famed Inside Passage. Cruise ship travel on the Vancouver to Alaska route grew at a rate of over 5% a year over the past decade.

Author: Nowlan, Linda; Kwan, Ines
Publication Date: September 2011
Pages: 32

Author: BCWWA Water Sustainability Committee, Inter-Governmental Partnership, Convening for Action on Vancouver Island, Water Bucket Website Partnership, Vancouver Island Coordinating Team, and Green Infrastructure Partnership with West Coast Environmental Law
Publication Date: June 2010
Pages: 124

Today West Coast provided comments on Metro Vancouver’s latest draft of a new Regional Growth Strategy (RGS), entitled Metro Vancouver 2040: Shaping Our Future ( November 2009 draft).

Author: West Coast Environmental Law
Publication Date: February 2010
Pages: 9

An absorbent topsoil layer has emerged as a fundamental building block for achieving water sustainability outcomes through implementation of green infrastructure practices:

Author: West Coast Environmental Law et al.
Publication Date: February 2010
Pages: 8

An absorbent topsoil layer has emerged as a fundamental building block for achieving water sustainability outcomes through implementation of green infrastructure practices:

Author: West Coast Environmental Law et al.
Publication Date: February 2010
Pages: 6

This paper has been written to contribute to the discussion concerning local governments and their efforts to build more sustainable communities.

Author: Rutherford, Susan
Publication Date: June 2009
Pages: 20

Most of us take it for granted that we won’t be directly exposed to toxic pesticides without our permission. West Coast’s new Pesticides and You booklets are resources for two groups that may not feel that they can complain about being exposed to pesticides: farm workers and tenants.

Author: Gage, Andrew
Publication Date: November 2008
Pages: 12

Most of us take it for granted that we won’t be directly exposed to toxic pesticides without our permission.

Author: Gage, Andrew
Publication Date: November 2008
Pages: 12

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