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Orphaned orca remains stranded as rescuers consider all options

Orphaned orca remains stranded as rescuers consider all options

A 120-foot-opening, under a roadway span, and the changing tides that rush through it are proving to be a barrier in leading the calf out to open ocean.
Here's how to avoid bear/human conflicts in qathet

Here's how to avoid bear/human conflicts in qathet

Bears are omnivores and will be looking for food soon
Efforts to save orphaned 'Brave Little Hunter' orca bring a community together

Efforts to save orphaned 'Brave Little Hunter' orca bring a community together

“These are events that reawaken our people and our connection to the land, the water and the animals. I am not sure, but sometimes in the sad events, we gather strength. I think that is important.” — Chief Simon John
'The true north kitty': A Metro Vancouver kitty could be America's Favourite Pet

'The true north kitty': A Metro Vancouver kitty could be America's Favourite Pet

"She's really the best cat."
Conservationists try to help orca calf after its mother dies in beaching near Zeballos

Conservationists try to help orca calf after its mother dies in beaching near Zeballos

Orca appeared to be hunting when ebbing tides beached her.
David Sovka: Poop and chaos: One man's stand against against rats

David Sovka: Poop and chaos: One man's stand against against rats

Right now the two most successful vertebrate species on the entire planet are in a bit of a tussle at my house, and maybe at yours, too.
This animal is related to a kangaroo and lives in Metro Vancouver. But it shouldn't

This animal is related to a kangaroo and lives in Metro Vancouver. But it shouldn't

They are the only marsupial species in North America.
Company behind CRD biosolids sued in U.S. over health issues, animal deaths

Company behind CRD biosolids sued in U.S. over health issues, animal deaths

Synagro Technologies is a majority owner in the residual treatment facility at Hartland.
Unleashed dog attack highlights need for enforcement of leash rules on region's beaches

Unleashed dog attack highlights need for enforcement of leash rules on region's beaches

Victoria Harbour Migratory Bird Sanctuary covers 30 kilometres of coastline from 10 Mile Point to Macaulay Point and up the Gorge Waterway to Portage Inlet.
Dog owner risks own safety to save pet trapped in icy river

Dog owner risks own safety to save pet trapped in icy river

Brian Skakun's quick actions bring happy ending to Kato's Fraser River rescue