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It’s #EarthHour Once Again!

It’s #EarthHour Once Again!

It was March of 2016 when I stumbled across an event on social media.  It was called Earth Hour, and I was intrigued.  Then, when my family went for a drive, I saw it again on a digital billboard. “Earth Hour: Saturday March 29th!” “Wow,” I thought, “Why haven’t I heard about this before?” I typed in #EarthHour2016 on Twitter, and before my eyes, I saw a global movement.  All over the world, people were turning out their lights to…

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Bloodwater: The Dark Reality of Fish Farming In British Columbia

Bloodwater: The Dark Reality of Fish Farming In British Columbia

There’s no doubt about it: the image above is disconcerting.  Even without knowing exactly what’s going on, we can observe fish swimming around—yes—an approaching cloud of blood. Knowing the facts behind this image will make you feel even more queasy. Let’s start from the beginning.  As I’m sure many of you know, I’m from the province of British Columbia, Canada.  Our province is renowned for its beautiful landscapes, and in particular, our coastal waters.  However, these waters also have a…

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