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Canadian Salmon Fisheries Granted Eco-Certification: Conservation Groups Wary

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Three Canadian salmon fisheries are now certified “sustainable” by the London-based Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). Sockeye salmon harvested from the Skeena and Nass Rivers, and from Barkley sound, on Canada’s Pacific coast, will now bear MSC’s coveted eco-label in fish …

Collapse of Fraser sockeye underscores urgency of water reform

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Following the collapse of Fraser River sockeye stocks and a government promise to make BC’s water system “the best, bar none”, an unprecedented coalition of citizen groups has issued recommendations for modernizing the BC Water Act. A total of 29 …

Environmental Groups Recommend New Approaches to Clean Electricity in BC

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Several environmental organizations today released a blueprint for improving the planning and development of renewable electricity projects in British Columbia.  The recommendations, authored by the David Suzuki Foundation, the Pembina Institute, Watershed Watch Salmon Society and West Coast Environmental Law, …