Monthly Archives: May 2011

Watershed Watch 2010 Annual Report now online

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Watershed Watch’s 2010 Annual Report is now online and provides an overview of our 2010 activities watching out for BC’s wild salmon, providing science support for the Kwikwetlem First Nation, focusing on sustainable energy, protecting wild salmon from aquaculture impacts …

Innovative No Tankers poster campaign by Rethink Communications

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There are thousands of posters in downtown Vancouver, but a new batch created by Rethink Communications are really making a statement for Dogwood Initiative’s No Tankers campaign as a special environmentally friendly black ink simulates an oil spill and runs …

CAAR Media Release: ‘Organic’ label for farmed fish fails to meet fundamental organic principles

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Over 50 organizations, businesses and fishermen from across Canada and the U.S. today submitted a joint letter to the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) opposing proposed draft Organic Standards for Finfish Aquaculture. The Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform (CAAR), together …

Updated: New salmon farm proposed in Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve, CAAR calls for moratorium on net-cage tenures

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CAAR Media Release: New salmon farm proposed in Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve, CAAR calls for moratorium on net-cage tenures, May 18, 2011 Media: Tyee article: New fish farm proposal spawns call for moratorium, May 19, 2011 Courier-Islander article: Proposed new …

Open House and Webinar on Metro Vancouver’s Draft Drinking Water Management Plan

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Metro Vancouver is hosting the following events to allow people to comment on their Draft Drinking Water Management Plan.  Follow the link for access to the draft plan, background information and ways that you can provide comments and input.