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Salish Sea seagull populations are half of that in the 1980s

The number of seagulls in the Strait of Georgia is down by 50 per cent from the 1980s and University of British Columbia researchers say the decline reflects changes in the availability of food. Researchers collected 100 years of data...Show More Summary

Defending Alaska & British Columbia salmon rivers from open-pit mining

12 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

An excerpt and action alert from an interview Ryan Peterson and Travis Rummel did with Trout Unlimited Alaska after a 100-mile transect of the Unuk River watershed. LINK (via: The Cleanest Line)

Rare Hole Punch Cloud Washington, British Columbia: Rare, Heavenly Sight Appears In The Sky [Photos]

A rare hole punch cloud was seen in Washington and British Columbia, and photos of the incredible sight have been circulating online. According to Mail Online, the odd cloud formation presented itself on more than one occasion, in more than one country last week. Show More Summary

29 of the most beautiful typefaces from January 2015

Sean Mitchell is an interactive designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of TypeRelease. 2015 started off with yet another set of gorgeous typefaces for all your design needs. Let’s check them out below. Fontfabric: Panton Panton is inspired by the classic grotesque typefaces. Show More Summary

A Man Films Himself as Rescuers Use the Jaws of Life to Extract Him From a Car After a Crash

yesterdayHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Sheet metal worker Andrew MacDonald pulled out his phone and began filming himself as a rescue crew employed the Jaws of Life to extract him from a car crash in Duncan, British Columbia. MacDonald is in surprisingly good spirits as the equipment goes to work just behind his head. The crash occurred after he blacked […]

'Fallstreak Hole' Cloud Formation Causes 'Oohs' and 'Aahs' in British Columbia: VIDEO

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Skywatchers in British Columbia are freaking out about two separate intense cloud formations seen there in the past two days. "Fallstreak holes" or "hole punch" cloud formations happen when cloud layers made of supercooled water droplets get disturbed by something...

Guest Post - Charlton in Charge: British Columbia Court of Appeal Overturns Pharmaceutical Class Action Certification Due to Plaintiff’s Failure to Provide Workable Causation Methodology

What follows is a guest post about a significant class action decision in Canada. Our guest poster today is Chris Horkins of the Canadian firm Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP. We haven't changed a thing, not even Canadian-style spelling, so as always our guest poster gets all the credit, and any blame, for what follows. Show More Summary

Punched A Hole In The Sky

2 days agoHumor / odd : Snopes

News: Two hole punch clouds were spotted over British Columbia.

What we can learn from British Columbia’s carbon tax

A new report contains interviews with 14 key figures in the development of British Columbia's carbon tax. They share what they've learned.

Mount Polley Mine: ‘Indigenous Law’ Will Now Be Enforced

Six months after billions of gallons of tailings waste barreled into the Fraser River watershed in British Columbia, Canada, local Aboriginal communities are taking the law into their own hands. They are enforcing the first-ever comprehensive mining policies for Native Peoples. Show More Summary

Telus Internet Overuse Charges Anger Customers

Telus customers in British Columbia and Alberta will start paying fees for exceeding their Internet plan’s monthly data allowance, the carrier announced last week. Although most Telus customers are already on an Internet plan that already meets their current needs, there are a handful of heavy Internet users who will incur additional data charges ($5 [...]

Spatsizi by Todd Moen - British Columbia Fishing

4 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

At roughly 2 million acres, the Spatsizi Wilderness in northern British Columbia, is the home waters for the Collingwood Family of Spatsizi Wilderness Lodge. This film documents Ray Collingwood's vision, beginning in the late 60's, to operate a world-class rainbow trout fly-fishing lodge with his family. Show More Summary

Spectacular Landsat 8 flyover stretches from Sweden to British Columbia

February 11 marked the two-year anniversary of the launch of NASA’s Landsat 8 satellite, an event that signaled the continuation of an Earth observation project that began in the early 1970s. To celebrate the occasion, the team has released a vast composite image that stretches unbroken from Sweden to British Columbia... Show More Summary

For a 'Swell' time, try a tugboat cruise on British Columbia's waterways

Here’s a little tugboat that could: The aptly named Swell, a classic restored tug built in 1912, is making two inaugural voyages this spring as the newest member of Maple Leaf Adventures’ fleet.

Reinventing Marketing: 5 Obsessions Today's Digital CMO Needs to Succeed

The traditional role of the CMO is changing. But before the new CMO can be successful, they need to fully embrace marketing technology I attended university in British Columbia, studying at a campus surrounded by soaring snow-capped mountains and in a city filled with boundless opportunities. Show More Summary

Beagle named Best in Show

Miss P, a 4-year-old Beagle from British Columbia, won Best in Show at the 2015 Westminster Kennel Club all-breed dog show at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday.

Ocean acidification and hypoxia: envisioning a future science landscape

Concerns are growing at multiple levels of government about the effects of ocean acidification and increasing hypoxia events on ecosystems along the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. Thoughtful and strategic...Show More Summary

Canadian researchers find antibiotic-resistant E. coli on lettuce

Lettuce samples collected from five farmers markets in British Columbia tested positive for antibiotic-resistant pathogens, leading researchers to suggest that additional studies are needed to determine where in the food chain contamination occurs.

Doctors should use Twitter to understand their patients, study says

Twitter could help doctors relate to their patients better, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of British Columbia spent six months keeping track of tweets about stem cell research, especially as it relates to spinal cord injury and Parkinson’s disease. Show More Summary

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