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Economy, Environment, International, Society

Challenge to remove sunken and abandoned B.C. boats continues unabated

Conservative estimates place the number of abandoned boats along Canada’s West Coast at around 1,400. Don’t quote that number to John Roe. Roe, a retired motorcycle mechanic and industrial welder, is the leader of the Dead Boat Disposal Society, which» 

Economy, Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Vancouver symposium seeks solution for drop in Orca numbers

As the resident killer whale population continues to dwindle in West Coast waters off southern British Columbia and northern Washington state, experts gathered in Vancouver this week to try to come up with a plan to halt the decline. Studies» 

Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Massive penned fish escape into ocean

It is exactly what environmentalists campaign against; a massive escape of farmed salmon into the wild. Of greater concern, these are Atlantic salmon which were being raised in pens in the Pacific and as a non-native species might constitute the»