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Washington state curbs development of Atlantic salmon farms but British Columbia continues to play along in the face of First Nations defiance. This is why.

Forest-fire ecologist Robert Gray knows more than most when it comes to forest fires. So why is his expertise going unheeded? Veteran CBC journalist Jeff Davies investigates Gray’s know-how, and the naysayers.

For the first time in its 50-year history, the Columbia River Treaty is up for renegotiation. CBC journalist Bob Keating examines the history and next steps of the contract between the Kootenays, Canada and the USA in a world more thirsty than ever for the power of water.

En route to her PH.D., a formidable researcher has made surprising discoveries about how first nations managed forest fires, and in doing so, answered the…

Brew your own beer, go to town. Brew your own liquor, go to jail. A legal beagle master distiller from the shores of Puget Sound…

When affordability and authenticity vanish beneath gentrification, what happens to home? An observant urban crooner packs his suitcase full of blues. By Alex Hudson “Will…

Romantically synonymous with warmth, nature and nocturnal bliss, the wood-burning fire has stoked human evolution for eons. But a series of air-quality studies spanning from…

From the icy edge of the Arctic Ocean to the heated protests at Standing Rock, North Dakota, an indigenous photographer attempts to understand the relationship…

In this article, Aq’am Chief Joe Pierre describes in detail Qat’muk in the East Kootenays and what this sacred place means to him and the…

Outdoor Retailer has pulled the plug on Salt Lake City. Led by brands like Patagonia, The North Face, and Arc’teryx who are upset with the State…

Cascadia. It’s not Canada. It’s not America. It’s … better? Given the current political climate of soon-to-be “Trump Nation,” there is a very real movement…

Longtime Whistler business owner, Joey Houssian, who operates The Adventure Group out of Cougar Mountain, an outdoor paradise that offers zipline, treetop, rafting, RZR, snowmobile and…

Long before Europeans landed on these shores, the Cascadian Subduction Zone has terrified denizens of the Pacific Northwest. The region has endured six earthquakes of…

Photographs by Steve Ogle Launched in 1990 and anchored by oil and gas revenues, Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global is the world’s richest sovereign wealth…

Because weather does her own thang, and really, why should we even care? Words: Mitchell Scott   Photo: Bruno Long

For over 25 years, a fight has been raging in the heart of British Columbia’s Purcell Mountains. The proposed construction of Jumbo Glacier Resort in the…

Only two years ago, interior British Columbia’s outdoor marijuana industry was the underground economic driver few talked about but many profited from. Today, BC’s green…

Coming to theatres Oct 2015 – Patagonia presents Jumbo Wild – a gripping, hour-long documentary film by Sweetgrass Productions that tells the true story of…

He’s done with this place. The fickle weather. The giant smallness of it. Everywhere he goes, it seems, there’s a requisite hug, a wave, the…

A Norwegian mountain town long cloaked in shadow finally sees the light. Funded by local donations, assorted government grants, and sizeable funds from Norsk Hydro—the…