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The Road Home

As the homelessness crisis worsens, cities in the Pacific Northwest look for ways to move forward.

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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Travelling in a New Direction

Community-based tourism is a responsible way to travel, preserving a destination community’s culture and environment.

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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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The Fifteenth Element

Scientists are developing technologies to recover phosphorus, but they face barriers, including a lack of awareness of the problem.

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What’s in a Name

British Columbia takes steps towards reconciliation with Canada’s First Nations peoples by restoring Indigenous place names.

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Death in Bloom

Environmentally friendly burial options are offering people the chance to carry their environmental ethics beyond the grave.

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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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Future Harvests

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

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The Repair Economy

Re-using and recycling old technology is just the first step in reducing the environmental impacts of electronic waste in our world.

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Sustainable Fashion

Fashion Designer Nicole Bridger talks about the importance of sustainable fashion in this one-on-one interview.

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Think Before You Eat

As the world’s land and water becomes increasingly limited, we need alternative ways to feed our ever-growing populations. Vegetarianism, veganism, or even just eating less meat can go a long way in preserving our resources.

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Falling Behind

Canada’s rankings in environmental regulation and protection take a steep dive.

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A Growing Economy

A review of Canada’s and China’s forestry industries.

Environmental Report Card

How green is Canada compared to the rest of the Pacific Rim?

Environment 2012

2012 Environment report on Oil and Green Plans in Canada.

Catch and Preserve

Hobbyist-turned-historian Robert Critchley reconstructs B.C.’s canning industry.

Environment

A look at environmental facts from countries around the Pacific Rim.

Environment

What some countries within the Pacific Rim are doing to reduce their impact on our planet.

Walk This Way

Carfree Vancouver works to reclaim the city’s concrete.

Building Foundations

B.C. develops a market for wood-frame construction in China.

BC Lumber Building Japan

When the eastern U.S. market dried up for the province’s forest industry, B.C.’s wood producers found a market farther east: the Far East.

Homes to Go

A marketing plan for BC’s wood products.

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Dam Ethics

Canada’s role in harnessing the Yangtze.

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