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Anne Murray: Death and dandelions—are cosmetic pesticides worth the risk?
How bothered are you by dandelions on neighbourhood lawns? Do you prefer perfectly manicured grass, or are you okay with a smattering of weeds and a more natural look? Would it...
Anne Murray: Fresh water is B.C.’s greatest resource
When it comes to fresh water, British Columbia has it all: glacier-fed streams, flowing rivers, beautiful lakes, rainy winters, drinking water from the tap, and hydroelectricity...
Anne Murray: A dark cloud hangs over South Delta
The Fraser delta, on Vancouver’s southern doorstep, is a wetland of international importance, a gathering place for salmon, waterfowl, shorebirds, and whales, and for people. It...
Anne Murray: Is Enbridge pipeline a threat to important marine birds in B.C.?
When I imagine a catastrophic oil spill, my mind immediately conjures up pictures of oiled water birds, their feathers dripping with black goo, their beaks gummed with choking,...
Anne Murray: Swift action needed on Strait of Georgia national marine conservation area
Have you taken the ferry through Active Pass to Victoria, fished off Galiano Island, or kayaked around the Penders? The southern Gulf Islands are the perfect holiday destination...
Anne Murray: Ramsar designation for Fraser delta better late than never
The Fraser River delta’s designation as a UN “Wetland of International Importance”, or “Ramsar Site”, was welcome news to conservationists. It has taken 40 years. Even now, the...
Anne Murray: What to eat—a consuming problem
I was going to write a complaint against food waste, then my refrigerator broke down and took three days to fix. Sometimes waste is inevitable. Yet the findings of a UN study...
Anne Murray: New technology is rapidly changing the way birds are studied
The study of bird migration is being transformed by new technologies. Satellite transmitters and geolocators are now smaller and less intrusive. These tools are tracking birds...
Anne Murray: Bad and good news for Canada’s birds
Barn swallows are birds with a long history of associating with people. They frequently make their mud nests under the eaves of houses, stables and barns. These summer visitors...
Anne Murray: International cooperation is key to protecting Pacific Flyway migration
A flock of western sandpipers touches down on the beach, the birds running skittishly along the waters edge, dabbing at the wet sand with their bills. Then, as one, they take...
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My first boyfriend took advantage of me and I want an apology
Lower Mainland transit funding enters limbo
B.C. NDP grapples with stunning provincial election loss
B.C. Liberals win fourth consecutive majority government
What B.C. New Democrats need to think about in the wake of an election debacle
B.C. Liberals celebrate majority win, Christy Clark loses Point Grey battle
Marc Emery blogs from prison about the B.C. election, the NDP loss, and the B.C. Greens' future
Matt Toner: New Democrats need the courage to go with our convictions now more than ever
Martyn Brown: Vote Once, Think Twice
Out of Character offers clues as to why a leader lacking in hubris lost the B.C. election
Fleetwood Mac's classics please the masses in Vancouver
Church vies to take over Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts
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