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Monday Oct 27, 2014 Oil trains are derailing, spilling, and exploding, and government officials are starting to take notice. We’ve seen the devastating toll oil train accidents claim in human lives and poisoned drinking water.... read more »
Matt Krogh
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Friday Oct 24, 2014 “No one can guarantee us that there will be no spills.” Those are the words of Councilor Kyle Clifton from the Gitga’at nation at a hearing on Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline and supertanker proposal in 2010. Last week, when the Russian container ship Simushir lost power in high seas off the west coast of Haida Gwaii, I remembered Councilor Clifton’s powerful warning about moving oil off British Columbia’s north coast: ... read more »
Nikki Skuce
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Friday Oct 17, 2014 When Texas-based pipeline giant Kinder Morgan proposed building its new tar sands pipeline through four of BC’s Provincial Parks I don’t think they understood how much Canadians love their parks. As of October 12, when BC Parks' period to comment on the request proposed by Kinder Morgan to change the boundaries of four parks to make room for their pipeline corridor closed. They can no longer claim ignorance.... read more »
Sven Biggs
Tags: Kinder Morgan, BC
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Friday Oct 10, 2014 I was dwarfed by the giant projected images of Spirit bears, wolves and cedar trees.  But I wasn’t alone. Hundreds were there with me on October 3 at Science World in Vancouver to see maps and pie charts illustrating how far we have come -- and how close we are now -- to completing the landmark Great Bear Rainforest agreements.... read more »
Valerie Langer
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Friday Oct 3, 2014 Oil trains give new meaning to living on the “wrong side of the tracks.”  This summer ForestEthics released our blast zone map, an online tool that uses Google maps and rail industry data to let you see if your home, school, or o... read more »
Ross Hammond
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Wednesday Oct 1, 2014 Okay, you’ve heard it before: Enbridge Northern Gateway will never be built. And we know it won’t, because of the legal and political risks, and sheer determination of people to stop this tar sands pipeline and tanker project. But we have to keep making sure that everyone - investors, politicians, media and our neighbours – keeps hearing it.... read more »
Nikki Skuce
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Friday Sep 26, 2014 For years British Columbians have been fighting pipelines. Our elected officials have joined the fight in varying ways, but two events earlier this month show that those officials are standing up to Kinder Morgan’s bullying tactics and pushing back on Harper’s pipeline agenda with new force.... read more »
Sven Biggs
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Thursday Sep 25, 2014 There we were: an energetic group of ForestEthics staff, donors, and board members standing with more than 400,000 others from around the world. We were all there to deliver our message to the presidents, prime ministers, and diplomats who would gather later in the week for a UN summit on the very thing we were there to protect: our planet.... read more »
Geeta Tate
and Senior Development Officer Mary Humphries
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Friday Sep 19, 2014 As people get ready for the what is hoped to be the largest climate march in history in New York City, it’s worth thinking back just over a decade. Remember when free trade deals were an issue that gripped the country, were debated left and right, and elections were even won or lost over them.... read more »
Nikki Skuce
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Thursday Sep 18, 2014 In the last days of summer, Canadians were shocked by the worst environmental catastrophe in Canadian mining history. On August 4 over 17 million cubic meters -- equivalent to about 2000 Olympic size swimming pools -- of toxic mining waste spewed into the Hazeltine River and into Quesnel Lake, which are spawning destinations for Wild Sockeye salmon. The culprit?... read more »
Melyssa Desilles

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