Environment

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Where have the mushrooms gone?

By Zoë Ducklow
November 2, 2021

It's a bad year for certain kinds of popular mushrooms on Vancouver Island. We went mushroom hunting with two local experts to find out what's happening

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Injunction against Fairy Creek protesters expires without extension, due to RCMP conduct

Justice Thompson ruled Tuesday afternoon that the RCMP's enforcement of the injunction was harming the court's reputation

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Covid? Vancouver Island's foresters have another disease to worry about

By Andrew Findlay
September 20, 2021

A few years ago, Swiss needle cast wasn’t even listed as a pathogen of concern. Now, with help from climate change, it's everywhere.

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Could Fairy Creek change court precedent?

By Zoë Ducklow
September 16, 2021

Lawyers for the blockaders want public interest to be considered in judge's decision over injunction

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Opinion: Trees make a city cool

By Sandra B. Julian
July 24, 2021

Sandra Julian argues that densification and the benefits of trees are incompatible

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BC judge rules media has a right to access the Fairy Creek blockades

By Jimmy Thomson
July 20, 2021

Capital Daily is part of a coalition of media partners that took the RCMP to court to ensure right to access

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Capital Daily's Fairy Creek coverage, so far

We've been covering the old-growth blockades for months. Here's everything we've reported to date

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Meet the endangered bird that nests high above Fairy Creek

By Andrew Findlay
July 4, 2021

Marbled murrelets stand as an indictment of BC’s lack of action to protect species at risk