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2017

People need to start talking about phosphorus. Even if we don't know it, we need it to live, and the truth is, we're running out.
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PRM 2016 Cover

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2016

End-of-life options like cremation and burial are harmful to the environment. Isn’t it time that we extend our environmental ethics beyond the grave?
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2015

As real estate costs grow ever higher, owning your own home can seem impossible. But the tiny home trend proves that with a little work and a lot of ingenuity, small-scale living is a viable alternative.
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2014 Pacific Rim Cover, "Sharks in Crisis" Cover story.

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2014

With proposed bans on shark fin imports, new research suggests that shark-related ecotourism could generate more revenue globally than shark consumption. Researchers, activists and shark experts weigh in on the issues surrounding shark conservation.
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2013 Pacific Rim Cover, "Impossible Choices" Cover Story. Image of Marilou Tuzon.

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2013

Like the many other foreign nannies from around the world, Marilou Tuzon looks after Canadian children in order to take care of her own, sacrificing time with her own family in order to stay employed overseas.
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2012 Pacific Rim Cover, "Remembering Chinatown." Image of man standing next to bicycle in Chinatown.

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2012

Vancouver author Larry Wong talks about growing up in Chinatown in the 1940s and 50s, what life was like for Chinese-Canadians, and why he feels it is important to write about the past.
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2011 Cover of Pacific Rim. Image of David Y.H. Lui and three ballerinas.

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2011

David Y.H Lui talks about his success, and the importance of arts and culture for new generations.
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2010 Pacific Rim Cover, Image of woman covered in gold jewelry and adornments.

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2010

Diana Li's elaborate window displays are the showpiece for Main Street consignment shop Front & Company.
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2009 Pacific Rim Cover. "Cosmetic Acupuncture" Cover story. Image of woman's face.

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2009

As society seeks out new ways to preserve their youth, acupuncture has a new application: fighting wrinkles.
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2008 Pacific Rim Cover, Closeup Portrait of Woman's Face.

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2008

The Chinese government censors internet access for its citizens, but hackers are trying to liberate the Web.
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2007 Pacific Rim Cover. Closeup shot of Cherry Blossoms.

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2007

Armed with a deep love of cherry blossoms, David Lam hopes to keep a Vancouver tradition alive.
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2006 Pacific Rim Cover. "Mixed Messages." Cover story. Closeup portrait of Woman's Face.

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2006

The demand for mixed-ethnicity models in both print and television advertising appears to be growing.
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2005 Pacific Rim Cover. "Abundance, Hope, Purification." Cover Story. Image of water droplets.

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2005

Songkran, Thailand's New Year's celebration is one of the most anticipated festivals of the year.
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2004 Pacific Rim Cover. "The Evolution of an Art." Cover Story. Image of man in boxing ring.

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2004

Since jiu-jitsu arrived in Brazil, the Gracie family has played an instrumental role its evolution.
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2003 Pacific Rim Cover. "Textures of Sound." Cover Story. Image of man playing instrument.

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2003

Borrowing from traditional Chinese and Japanese music, Vancouver musicians are creating a “New Music.”
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2002 Pacific Rim Cover. "Armed with Dragons." Cover Story. Image of woman with tattooed arm.

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2002

Tattoo art is shifting to Irezumi—the traditional Japanese tattoo, which uses fixed imagery drawn from mythology.
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2001 Pacific Rim Cover. "Veiled Propositions" Cover Story. Image of woman wearing wedding veil.

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2001

Mail-order bride agencies target women from third world countries such as the Philippines.
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2000 Pacific Rim Cover. Image of woman in traditional Japanese dress.

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2000

Kaslo teacher Aya Higashi talks about her time in a Japanese internment camp during World War II.
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1999 Pacific Rim Cover. "The slithering trade." Cover Story. Image of snake.

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1999

After weapons and drugs, the import of exotic animals is the black market's most lucrative trade.
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1998 Pacific Rim Cover. "Beating the odds." Cover Story. Image of rare horse breeds.

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1998

The Kamloops Wildlife Park helps the Przewalski, one of the rarest species on Earth, to survive.
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1997 Pacific Rim Cover. Image of Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

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1997

The Chan Centre was designed to fit into its forested location to preserve the surrounding trees.
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