Activists from Greenpeace and Quercus today have taken action to close the main gate of Vicaima near Porto in protest at the company's continued use of timber from illegal and destructive logging from the world's ancient forests. At 7am this morning 10 activists blockaded the...
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PORT CLEMENTS, B.C. (CP) - The Haida Nation has set up a number of blockades around the Queen Charlotte Islands to protest the transfer of Weyerhaeuser's tree-farm licence to Brascan, complaining they weren't properly consulted by the B.C. government.
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Canadian Press - VANCOUVER (CP) - Intense earthquake activity on the ocean floor off the coast of southern Vancouver Island has scientists scrambling to be the first to catch a glimpse of two tectonic plates pulling apart.
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By the time that geophysicist and seismologist Lori Dengler walked to the podium, the room was completely silent. Her task was to describe what the next Cascadia earthquake probably will be like, but "our point here is not to terrify you. In fact, I fully expect to survive...
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I wrote about this website over a year ago. From AP, with thanks to Jeffrey Imm:KELOWNA, British Columbia (AP) -- A Web site with links to al Qaeda is operating through a server in western Canada, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Technology Review magazine's...
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Wintertime always brings snow to the North Shore
Mountains, but it is beautiful to see the snow line drop to the harbour.
Avoid driving if you can, but grab a hot chocolate and participate to any of the
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According to Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, "Vancouver Polar Bear Swim Club is one of the largest and oldest
Polar Bear Clubs in the world. Its first initial swim was in
1920 when a small number of hardy swimmers took the plunge into...