Environment

App for reporting poaching, trespassing gains steam in B.C. with 10,000 users

More than 10,000 users have downloaded it since it was introduced in 2016

B.C. man invents tree-planting alarm clock

If you wake up on time, you earn virtual seeds

Plastics ban coming after Environment Canada science review backs need

In 2016, 29,000 tonnes of plastic garbage ended up as litter in Canada, report says

Year in Review: Tree bylaw sprouts in Langley Township

After literally years of debate, a tree protection bylaw was passed

Carbon budget closer to reality in Langley Township

The council will consider a range of measures early next year

Langley artist’s banner to lead climate protest Friday

The rally is to include Greta Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist

Crowds grow for Langley’s second day of Climate Strike

More than 50 protesters from seniors to toddlers were involved Friday

Rain gardens a trash-filled hazard, says Langley resident

Locals asked Township council to remove the environmental features

UPDATED: Oil spill suspected in Langley City creek

Firefighters and hazmat workers were called out to contain the fuel

  • Jul 30, 2019

Langley Township council acknowledges climate emergency

The council will consider concrete measures starting this fall

Justin Trudeau’s carbon footprint revealed in ranking of world leaders

Travel company ranks 15 world leaders’ foreign flight CO2 emissions

VIDEO: Wet weather kicks off Langley toad migration

Thousands of small western toads were making the trek from pond to woods

Langley Township tree bylaw now in effect

Landowners now need a permit for most tree cutting on private property

VIDEO: Fewer squished toads the goal of this year’s Langley migration, say conservationists

The tiny western toadlets are about to embark on an epic journey of a couple of kilometres

PHOTOS: Grey whale found stranded on Haida Gwaii beach

The dead grey whale on Haida Gwaii was reportedly in very bad shape and the stench was overpowering

  • Jun 3, 2019

UPDATED: Tree protection bylaw passes first hurdle in Township

Council is set to consider the bylaw Monday night

B.C. government begins overhaul of environmental assessment

More certainty, input from Indigenous communities, George Heyman promises

B.C. government moves to tighten resource industry regulations

New superintendent will oversee engineers, biologists, foresters

B.C. VIEWS: Do we need another layer of green government oversight?

Foresters, engineers may not be trusted to act ethically

Industry groups pan B.C.’s ‘professional reliance’ review

NDP, Greens want more control over engineering, environmental experts