Wednesday, 08 May 2013 19:44
The transfer of diseased salmon into an open-pen fish farm operated by Marine Harvest appears to have violated federal law, Ecojustice lawyers said today.
Ecojustice, acting on behalf of well-known biologist Alexandra Morton, has launched a lawsuit seeking a Federal Court order declaring that the transfer of diseased farmed Atlantic salmon into waters shared with wild fish is unlawful.
Billed as part contest, part festival, part educational event and part scientific enterprise, the BioBlitz is a 24 hour count of everything that grows, creeps, crawls, hops, flies or slithers – of all life! All ages are invited to join field experts to survey life at 5 beautiful locations on the Sunshine Coast.
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 12:09
A resolution calling for a reconsideration of the decision to build the wastewater plant at the Ebbtide site was passed at a well attended public forum 'Sechelt: Wastewater or Waste Money?' at the Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre on May 29. The Forum was jointly sponsored by the Sunshine Coast Senior Citizens (COSCO-BC) and the Sechelt Sewage Coalition (SSC).
Sunday, 14 April 2013 12:26
The final film in the spring Green Film Series is "A Fierce Green Fire, The Battle for the Living Plantet" will be screened on Monday, April 29 at 7:30 pm at the Gibsons Hertiage Theatre. The film chronicles the largest movement of the 20th century and brings together all the major parts of environmentalism and connects them. It focuses on activism, people fighting to save their homes, their lives, the future –and succeeding against all odds. A discussion led by local activists will follow the film screening.