The Georgia Straight

Thanks to Krystian Guevara (contempogaleria.tumblr.com/) for this week’s cover illustration.
Read more: Earth Day 2014: Captive whales, methane, and bike helmets

Thanks to Krystian Guevara (contempogaleria.tumblr.com/) for this week’s cover illustration.

Read more: Earth Day 2014: Captive whales, methane, and bike helmets

This week’s cover!
And this week’s cover story: Fracking fuels the B.C. government’s liquefied natural gas gambit
Cover illustration by Shayne Letain.

This week’s cover!

And this week’s cover story: Fracking fuels the B.C. government’s liquefied natural gas gambit

Cover illustration by Shayne Letain.

Environmental activist Janos Maté reflects on meeting folk legend Pete Seeger, who died on January 27 at age 94.

We had the privilege to spend four days with Pete….I once asked him if he had any regrets.
“Being on the road too much and not spending enough time with my children when they were little,” he replied.

Read the piece: Meeting Pete Seeger.

Environmental activist Janos Maté reflects on meeting folk legend Pete Seeger, who died on January 27 at age 94.

We had the privilege to spend four days with Pete….I once asked him if he had any regrets.

“Being on the road too much and not spending enough time with my children when they were little,” he replied.

Read the piece: Meeting Pete Seeger.

A battle over pipelines is intensifying after a federal panel gave conditional approval to Enbridge’s plan to ship bitumen to the coast.

Read this week’s cover story: Activists plot how to block new pipelines in B.C.

Cover illustration by Kevin Langdale.

A battle over pipelines is intensifying after a federal panel gave conditional approval to Enbridge’s plan to ship bitumen to the coast.

Read this week’s cover story: Activists plot how to block new pipelines in B.C.

Cover illustration by Kevin Langdale.

In our education issue, SFU marine ecologist Anne Salomon is exploring new ways of looking at how humans interact with their natural surroundings.

Read the article: Marine ecologist Anne Salomon dives into coastal change

Cover photo by Mark Wunsch.

In our education issue, SFU marine ecologist Anne Salomon is exploring new ways of looking at how humans interact with their natural surroundings.

Read the article: Marine ecologist Anne Salomon dives into coastal change

Cover photo by Mark Wunsch.

"From Haida Gwaii to Prince George, from Kitimat to Kelowna, from Victoria to Port Hardy, everywhere the Joint Review Panel heard from community members, the story was overwhelmingly the same. We don’t want this project. No pipelines, no tankers, no problem."

Read the entire commentary from Caitlyn Vernon.

Photo by Stephen Hui.

"From Haida Gwaii to Prince George, from Kitimat to Kelowna, from Victoria to Port Hardy, everywhere the Joint Review Panel heard from community members, the story was overwhelmingly the same. We don’t want this project. No pipelines, no tankers, no problem."

Read the entire commentary from Caitlyn Vernon.

Photo by Stephen Hui.

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"On the last day of the Enbridge hearings in the city, hundreds gathered outside the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre and formed a giant blue water drop, the Überdrop."

Read all about it!

Photo by Zack Embree.

"On the last day of the Enbridge hearings in the city, hundreds gathered outside the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre and formed a giant blue water drop, the Überdrop."

Read all about it!

Photo by Zack Embree.

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Photo of the Day: This whale is not for sale! by Bruce Dean.

Photo of the Day: This whale is not for sale! by Bruce Dean.

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"It’s not unexpected that shooting massive amounts of water, sand, and chemicals at high pressure into the earth to shatter shale and release natural gas might shake things up. But earthquakes aren’t the worst problem with fracking."

Read the latest from David Suzuki.

"It’s not unexpected that shooting massive amounts of water, sand, and chemicals at high pressure into the earth to shatter shale and release natural gas might shake things up. But earthquakes aren’t the worst problem with fracking."

Read the latest from David Suzuki.

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"TransLink’s plan to replace the four-lane Pattullo Bridge with a new six-lane bridge at an estimated cost of up to $1 billion has not attracted much attention, with the exception of some concerned residents in New Westminster and Surrey.

But the constantly evolving movement against tar-sands expansion is set to make this and other roadway expansion projects a new front in the battle over pipelines and tankers.”

Read the whole article.

"TransLink’s plan to replace the four-lane Pattullo Bridge with a new six-lane bridge at an estimated cost of up to $1 billion has not attracted much attention, with the exception of some concerned residents in New Westminster and Surrey.

But the constantly evolving movement against tar-sands expansion is set to make this and other roadway expansion projects a new front in the battle over pipelines and tankers.”

Read the whole article.