Unist’ot’en camp photo
Nine things you need to know about the Unist’ot’en blockade
What is going on in northern British Columbia where RCMP have broken up a Wet’suwet’en First Nation camp protesting a natural gas pipeline to the Kitimat LNG project?
In this article, Zoe Ducklow, a reporter and photographer for The Tyee, explains nine things you need to know about the blockade by the Unist’ot’en Clan, one of five clans of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation.
“Brooklyn Creek is a small creekshed whose hydrology and ecological services have been altered and degraded by decades of land use impacts,” — Tim Pringle in the preface to Assessing the Worth of Ecological Services Using the Ecological Accounting Process for Watershed Assessment: Brooklyn Creek Demonstration Application in the Comox Valley.
WHAT IS THE ECOLOGICAL ACCOUNTING PROCESS (EAP)?
Ecological Accounting Process — “The EAP approach begins by first recognizing the importance of a stream in a natural state and then asking: how can we maintain those ecological values while allowing the stream to be used for drainage,” says Jim Dumont, Engineering Applications Authority with the Partnership for Water Sustainability in BC.
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