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 »
Sunday Apr 21, 2013 Working to protect the planet? You know, the only one we have? Talk about a challenging job! For Earth Day, we asked four of our campaigners why they work diligently to protect our Earth. Here’s what they had to say:... read more »
Thursday Mar 21, 2013 Before anything can be done it first has to be imagined – from the wheel to the light bulb to the end of slavery. This World Forests Day let’s imagine things that make protecting forests worldwide possible…and that make our lives better. Here are five achievable steps towards healthier forests – because change is possible.... read more »
Thursday Oct 18, 2012 Franke James, Canadian climate activist and visual artist recently spoke to us about fighting climate change, riling the Canadian government and climbing trees. Her website, www.frankejames.com, contains her creative visual essays on environmental activism.... read more »
Monday Mar 21, 2011 During my decade-long career as the head of ForestEthics, I've become a hopeless tree geek. Dr. Seuss' Lorax come to life, my days are too often spent studying the sources of forest destruction: endless piles of catalogs and junk mail, mountains of copy paper with no recycled content, and other forest-plowing norms of modern life.... read more »