Ecology


Framing the Earth

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead APRIL 22 is Earth Day, and has been since 1970, when a bunch of Harvard graduates organized a grass roots teach-in on the environment….

Ten reasons for STV

EARTHFUTURE by Guy Dauncey ON MAY 12, we are being invited to choose a new system of voting in BC. In place of the old “First Past the Post” system,…

A time of wonders

EARTHFUTURE by Guy Dauncey THIS IS a time of wonders. That statement may seem totally counter-intuitive and blind to the enormous troubles ahead, but I can’t ignore the perpetual voice…

Google maps the oceans

SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki with Faisal Moola WE HUMANS are air-breathing landlubbers and that shapes the way we see and treat the world. We don’t think much about what’s…

The bubble bursts

EARTHFUTURE by Guy Dauncey What are we to make of the world financial crisis? Some analysts are comparing it to the Crash of 1929, which triggered The Great Depression of…

All hands on deck

SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki with Faisal Moola Well, 2008 was a wild ride. A global economic crisis, elections here and in the US, turmoil in parliament and a worsening…

The chi chickens

EARTHFUTURE by Guy Dauncey We keep chickens – five mature females and two youngsters – who we think are roosters. That spells possible trouble ahead, since the roosters may fight…