Old Growth Links

These are resources for research and further reading on BC's old growth logging challenges, as referenced in the footnotes of the first book in the Old Growth series - Save Our Forests!

1 Ancient Forest Alliance Media Release, May 18, 2018

 https://www.ancientforestalliance.org/media-release-massive-cutting-of-canadaaes-grandest-old-growth-forests-coordinated-by-bc-governmentaes-logging-agency-near-record-sized-douglas-firs-found-in-nahmint-valley-on-van/

 

2 The Narwnal - July 15, 2019 The government agency at the centre of BC’s old-growth showdown.

https://thenarwhal.ca/the-government-agency-at-the-centre-of-b-c-s-old-growth-logging-showdown/

 

3 BC’s Old Growth Forest: A Last Stand for Biodiversity

https://veridianecological.files.wordpress.com/2020/05/bcs-old-growth-forest-report-web.pdf

 

4 National Observer, May 31st, 2019 - BC has entered an era of extreme old-growth logging and we must stop it.

https://www.nationalobserver.com/2019/05/31/opinion/bc-has-entered-era-extreme-old-growth-logging-we-must-stop-it

 

5 The Victoria Times Colonist - September 1, 2019 - The old-growth logging showdown

https://www.timescolonist.com/islander/the-old-growth-logging-showdown-1.23932754

 

6 The Sierra Club of BC -

Clear Cut Carbon https://sierraclub.bc.ca/clearcutcarbon/

 

7 Vancouver Sun - Reconnecting resources to communities - https://vancouversun.com/opinion/columnists/vaughn-palmer-b-c-government-trying-to-re-connect-resources-to-communities

Vancouver Province - Restricting raw log exports doesn't make much sense - https://theprovince.com/opinion/op-ed/peter-pearse-restrictions-on-b-c-log-exports-dont-make-a-lot-of-sense

 

8 The Campbell River Mirror - Blight on Robson Bight?  https://www.campbellrivermirror.com/news/blight-on-robson-bight/

 

9 Smithsonian Magazine - Do Trees Talk to Each Other? https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/the-whispering-trees-180968084/

 

10 The Narwhal - ‘Indicative of a truly corrupt system’: government investigation reveals BC Timber Sales violating old-growth logging rules

https://thenarwhal.ca/indicative-of-a-truly-corrupt-system-government-investigation-reveals-bc-timber-sales-violating-old-growth-logging-rules/

 

11 CBC News: Old-growth forest should be returned to 30% of original level, researchers say

 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/uvic-report-old-growth-forest-1.5207730

 

12 The Narwhal - 25 Years after the War in the Woods: Why B.C.’s forests are still in crisis

 https://thenarwhal.ca/25-years-after-clayoquot-sound-blockades-the-war-in-the-woods-never-ended-and-its-heating-back-up/

 

13 The Globe and Mail - Tree-spike sabotage disgusting, MLA says

 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/tree-spike-sabotage-disgusting-mla-says/article18281051/

 

14 BC’s Old Growth Forests BC Government Fact Sheet - https://news.gov.bc.ca/factsheets/bcs-old-growth-forests

 

15 The National Observer - Debunking old-growth forest claims in British Columbia

 https://www.nationalobserver.com/2019/09/20/opinion/debunking-old-growth-forest-claims-british-columbia

 

16 Tourism Industry Association of BC - Tourism by the Numbers

 https://www.tiabc.ca/bctourismmatters/tourism-by-the-numbers/

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