Monday May 20, 2013 I'm a PhD Student in linguistics and philosophy at the University of Amsterdam, in The Netherlands. I investigate how we understand what someone actually means based on what one literally says. When I’m not studying, I like the wilderness, running and cycling.... read more »
Tuesday May 14, 2013 Part of ForestEthics’ theory of change is based on an important rule of business: The customer is always right. As long as the customer is doing the right thing, that is.... read more »
Monday May 13, 2013 Last week Van Jones, the founder of a national US green jobs advocacy group called Green for All, was arrested at a rally organized to protest against a major American coal company. ... read more »
Thursday May 9, 2013 The following is a message from an inspirational young activist. If you live in British Columbia’s Vancouver/Surrey area, please considering attending his Rally to Stop the Enbridge Pipeline (& Kinder Morgan Expansion) this Saturday, May 11 @11am, Holland Park in Surrey. Can't make it to the event?... read more »
Thursday May 2, 2013 Douglas firs 200 feet tall once blanketed southeastern Vancouver Island, which lies off of British Columbia’s famed coast. Now there is only 0.5% of the old-growth Coastal Douglas Fir Ecosystem left.
0.5%. It’s hard to believe, but the government of BC is actually continuing to allow clearcut logging here.
clearcut adj. (of an area) from which every tree has been cut down and removed... read more »
Wednesday May 1, 2013 This is the second post in a three-part series highlighting the amazing activists who made our victory in the Sacred Headwaters possible. Previous >>... read more »
Friday Apr 19, 2013 The 24th annual Goldman Environmental Prize, held last Monday, April 15th in San Francisco, celebrated a grassroots leader from every inhabited continent.
Against the background of the tragic events in Boston and Texas, the celebration of wholehearted devotion to improving and protecting the world around us was even more poignant than usual. ... read more »
Wednesday Apr 17, 2013 My name is Owen McGregor and I'm 19 years old. I’m finishing up my first year of school at Ontario’s Guelph University in Environmental Science. Before volunteering with ForestEthics, I was going into nursing. Needless to say my experience with ForestEthics changed many things for me.... read more »
Thursday Apr 11, 2013 Check out our oil industry accidents infographic>>... read more »
Tuesday Apr 9, 2013 This week we watched in horror as a small Arkansas suburb was flooded with toxic chemicals from Canada’s tar sands. Families were evacuated as thick black gunk gushed out of the ground, contaminating an entire neighborhood in the small town of Mayflower.... read more »