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Oscar nominated "Virunga" highlights crisis of endangered gorillas #Leonardodicapriofoundation

January 15, 2015Netflix teamed up with executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio and production company Appian Way on the original documentary film, Virunga, released in theaters in New York and Los Angeles and aired on Netflix. 371 more words


Particle pollutants spike after fireworks shows, studies show

Areas downwind of fireworks displays can experience sustained concentrations of fine particulate pollutants 16 times greater than the worst air quality day recorded in Metro Vancouver this fire season. 622 more words

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Black bear kills down, while human-wildlife conflicts soar

While the world wrings its hands over the fate of two bear cubs from Port Hardy, it turns out the number of black bears killed by conservation officers is down by half since the 1990s, according to government statistics. 771 more words

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B.C.'s surprising tree deficit

Trees give life. They create habitat for wildlife, oxygen that we breathe and shade from the sun’s burning rays.

So, imagine my surprise when I learned that British Columbians are LESS likely to have trees on their property than other Canadians. 108 more words

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Rising CO2 levels redistributing the world’s food fish: UBC study

Ocean acidification and rising water temperatures caused by increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are changing the distribution of the world’s food fish, according to research led by scientists at the University of British Columbia. 415 more words

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B.C. seafood price projected to rise as ocean conditions change

Prices for fresh local seafood will rise dramatically as catches decline over the next few decades, according to a report by researchers at the University of B.C. 304 more words

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PARLEY For The Oceans #Environment Issues


“Our oceans are about to collapse and there is not much time to turn it around. Nobody can solve this alone. Everyone has to be a part of the solution.

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