The most appealing trails seem untouched, but as more people hike those trails, more damage is left behind.
Scientists are developing technologies to recover phosphorus, but they face barriers, including a lack of awareness of the problem.
Local grassroots organizations aim to reduce wasteful plastic straw usage in the bar and restaurant industry.
The continued growth of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is motivating advocates to find innovative ways to clean it up.
With a few inexpensive, eco-friendly lifestyle changes, helping Mother Nature has never been so easy. Here are a few options to consider adopting in your everyday life.
Innovative UBC program provides a new generation of farmers with agricultural education and hands-on experience.
Re-using and recycling old technology is just the first step in reducing the environmental impacts of electronic waste in our world.
False killer whale, Chester, arrived at the Vancouver Aquarium near death. But he not only survived – he thrived!
From mushroom surfboards to bamboo bicycles and hemp beer: once futuristic, eco-friendly alternatives are available now.
With the global popularity of disposable fashion comes the increasing destruction of the world’s water sources and ecosystems. Your $30 jeans may feel good and look fashionable, but what price does the environment pay?
Cowpower BC is a non-profit organization that creates sustainable energy from manure. While similar energy production already exists in countries such as Germany and China, Cowpower is helping British Columbia contribute to a sustainable future.
The plight of a few endangered species (such as the Javan rhinoceros and giant panda) has been widely publicized, but there are many lesser-known species across the Pacific Rim which are facing similar threats.
This collection of facts relates to various articles published in the 2015 issue of Pacific Rim Magazine. From beekeepers to chopsticks, cups of coffee to endangered animals, we examine the Pacific Rim in numbers.
Researchers, activists and shark experts weigh in to broaden the dialogue surrounding shark conservation.
As tensions surrounding B.C.’s pipelines and resource extraction sites rise, opponents unite to take a stand.
The great white shark is not the villainous, vengeful killer Hollywood would have you believe.
Fears of radioactive contamination remain as Fukushima attempts to rebuild.
Plastic waste provides humanitarian relief when upcycled into new textiles.
Canada’s rankings in environmental regulation and protection take a steep dive.
A review of Canada’s and China’s forestry industries.