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Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans undercuts international, multi-million dollar efforts to boost salmon and Killer Whale populations with a massive herring fish kill in March
Canada and Washington state have both proposed measures and funding to help the southern resident orcas return to health in the Salish Sea. Will this be enough?
Scientists have linked both the collapse of bee populations and the stunning decline in bird and bat numbers to a new generation of insecticides called neonicotinoids.
New directors of the Comox-Strathcona Solid Waste Management Board have called into question the legitimacy of a special committee exploring new waste-to-energy (WTE) technologies.
This is the sixth in a series of articles about how urban stormwater runoff has negatively impacted Comox Valley waterways, what local governments are doing to address the issues and what other communities have done.
Climate science reports released in 2018 all pointed to impending catastrophes. But there was also good news to savor, some of it originating right here at home.
Stormwater management plans in the Comox Valley have historically treated rainwater as waste, something to be collected and disposed of quickly, usually into previously clean streams or directly into the ocean. Clearly a new approach is needed.
© Jackie Hildering, The Marine Detective By Gavin MacRae limate change, in tandem with a teeming sea urchin population, is killing bull kelp forests in the Salish Sea. To stem losses that already have kelp at...