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Stephanie Taylor

A Better Measure of Success

How three Vancouver women are changing business for the better through environmental and social sustainability.

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On the Rise

Green roofs are on the rise for their environmental benefits and their ability to bring communities together.

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Don’t Feed the Whale Sharks

Tourists in the Philippines who feed whale sharks unknowingly harm the very creature they had come to see.

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What About the Salmon Sharks?

A seasoned Alaskan diver highlights the need for more information about salmon shark populations and their conservation.

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A Sanctuary Called Home

Sanctuaries such as the Bloedel Conservatory and Greyhaven Exotic Bird Sanctuary give abandoned exotic birds a home.

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Goat Yoga

At Lainey Morse’s animal-assisted therapy sessions, people have come from all over to do yoga. With goats.

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Down the Amazon

Iquitos, Peru is your gateway to an unforgettable adventure exploring the Amazon’s villages, exotic plants, and animals.

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Grow Your Own

Taproot, Kauai, is a farming community that supplies herbs, spices, and exotic fruits and vegetables to adventurous chefs.

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Urban Homesteader

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.

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Future Harvests

Innovative UBC program provides a new generation of farmers with agricultural education and hands-on experience.

Rescuing Chester

False killer whale, Chester, arrived at the Vancouver Aquarium near death. But he not only survived – he thrived!

Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park, Palawan

The Philippines’ Last Frontier

Breathtaking views, crystal blue waters, powder white sand. Heaven on Earth is found at Palawan Province, Philippines.

Growing Alternatives

From mushroom surfboards to bamboo bicycles and hemp beer: once futuristic, eco-friendly alternatives are available now.

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Diversity Threatened

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.

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The Fin Appeal

Researchers, activists and shark experts weigh in to broaden the dialogue surrounding shark conservation.

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Debunking Jaws

The great white shark is not the villainous, vengeful killer Hollywood would have you believe.

Rescuing Pickles

International volunteers rescue an abandoned Taiwanese pup.

The New Formula

Is genetic modification a safe way to feed a hungry world?

Science or Slaughter

A careful look at the Japanese whaling problem.

Project Seahorse

The little creature spurring on big change.

Peril in the Jungle

Palm oil plantations put Indonesia’s orangutans in danger.

Loved to Death

Slow and steady is losing the race: the efforts to save the world’s turtles.

History on the Half-Shell

The Kumamoto oyster flourishes on North American menus.

Colour Me Koi

Vancouver embraces an eastern treasure.

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