Threats And Fear As Loggers Clash With Blockaders At Fairy Creek

By Ora Cogan and Angelo Scaia, Ricochet. -

Over 320 arrests have been made at the Fairy Creek blockades since police began removing forest defenders in mid-May. As enforcement of an injunction obtained by logging company Teal-Jones enters [...]

‘War In The woods’: Hundreds Of Anti-Logging Protesters Arrested

By Jesse Winter, The Guardian. -

Police in western Canada have arrested more than 270 people as a conflict over old growth logging in British Columbia’s ancient rainforests continues to grow. At the protest blockades in the [...]

Old-Growth Logging Protesters On Day Seven Of Hunger Strike

By Tiffany Crawford, Vancouver Sun. -

Old-growth logging protesters on day seven of a hunger strike are calling for an urgent meeting with B.C. Premier John Horgan and Forests Minister Katrine Conroy. Brent Eichler, president of [...]

‘Monumental Steps’ On Protecting Old Growth Forests

By Andrew MacLeod, The Tyee. -

The British Columbia cabinet has agreed to defer the logging of 2,000 hectares of old-growth forest in the Fairy Creek watershed and the Central Walbran Valley, Premier John Horgan announced [...]

Old Growth Protected In Fairy Creek

By Andrew MacLeod, The Tyee. -

Three First Nations on southern Vancouver Island released a statement today saying they are taking back decision-making responsibilities for their traditional territories. They have also [...]

We’re Going To Have Fairy Creeks Happen All The Time

As tensions escalate and arrest tallies grow at logging blockades on Vancouver Island, The Narwhal spoke with one of the foresters tapped to help the province navigate its old-growth woes

The Battle For Old-Growth Forests In British Columbia

By Ethan Cox, Jerome Turner, Kyle Darling, and Michael Simkin, Ricochet. -

Over the last two weeks around 120 people have been arrested and charged, most with violating an injunction obtained by a logging company. But with more people streaming in by the day and the [...]

Echoes Of B.C.’s War In The Woods As Fairy Creek Blockade Builds

By Jesse Winter, The Narwhal. -

British Columbia - Hundreds of activists are digging in at logging road blockades across a swath of southern Vancouver Island, vowing to stay as long as it takes to pressure the provincial [...]

‘This Is A War In The Woods 2.0’

By Brendan Strain, Vancouver Island CTV News. -

Port Renfrew - “Activist headquarters” is an encampment just outside of Port Renfrew, Vancouver Island. That is where the fight to prevent 200 hectares of ancient old-growth forest from being cut [...]

Fairy Creek Blockade Demonstrators Call In More Protesters

By Julian Kolsut, Chek News. -

The blockade has been in place since August 2020, organized in part by members of the Rainforest Flying Squad, to stop the logging company Teal-Jones from building a road into the Fairy Creek [...]

Government Offices Occupied Across Nova Scotia

By Robert Devet, Nova Scotia Advocate. -

Kjipuktuk (Halifax) – After 23 days Jacob Fillmore is ending his hunger strike in support of a temporary clearcutting moratorium on Nova Scotia Crown lands. He made the announcement during a [...]

The Fairy Creek Blockaders

By Serena Renner and  Zoë Yunker, The Tyee. -

Simon Frankson emerged from his sleeping bag at 4 a.m., just in time to join the fray. The day before, a balmy afternoon in early August, he and about a dozen campers had studied a satellite [...]

British Columbia Urged To Protect At-Risk Old Growth Forest

By Canadian Press, Vancouver Island News. -

The most at-risk ecosystems should be set aside from logging while British Columbia shifts its forestry policies toward a more sustainable system, says a forester who helped write a provincial [...]

An Effective Low-Tech Way To Slow Climate Change

By Beverly Law and William Moomaw, The Conversation. -

Protecting forests is an essential strategy in the fight against climate change that has not received the attention it deserves. Trees capture and store massive amounts of carbon. And unlike some [...]

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