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View of the Columbia Icefield from the visitor centre. Photo © Samantha Marx (@smath.com). via creative commons and flickr

Columbia Icefield determines future of downstream benefits of the Columbia River

When you stand on the new Glacier Skywalk, just off the Icefields Parkway in Jasper National Park, you can look down into the depths of the Sunwapta Valley 280 metres beneath your feet and up at the heights of the Continental Divide around you. Nestled among these peaks is the Read more →

dead salmon, by Christopher Porter

Cowichan River woes foreshadow future climate effects

Victoria Times Colonist, November 17, 2012—October’s turn in weather, bringing rain after months of sun and heat, has at last raised water levels  on the Cowichan River and cleared the way for the salmon. How nice that something can enjoy the end to the glorious summer we had. Just six weeks Read more →