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Betraying out Trust: A citizen’s update on environmental

Publication | 1 April, 1998 at 2:00

From 1992 to 1995, under Premier Mike Harcourt, the BC government made better environmental stewardship a top priority. Environment Ministers John Cashore and Moe Sihota were strong voices for environmental progress. Many promising initiatives...

Bleached coral

Image | 1 April, 1998 at 3:00

Bleached coral, Great Barrier Reef. Effects of climate change.

Endangered

Image | 1 April, 1998 at 3:00

Orangutans are an endangered forest species, with demand for palm oil and paper driving destruction of their habitat.

Bleached coral

Image | 1 April, 1998 at 3:00

Bleached coral, Great Barrier Reef. Effects of climate change.

Female bear in the forest.

Image | 5 April, 1998 at 2:00

Female bear in the forest.

Clearcut area in Central Chile.

Image | 1 May, 1998 at 2:00

Clearcut area in Central Chile.

Female Great Gray Owl hiding in the forest

Image | 15 June, 1998 at 3:00

Female Great Gray Owl hiding in the forest.

Young goshawks.

Image | 15 June, 1998 at 3:00

Young goshawks.

Female bear making marking a tree.

Image | 15 June, 1998 at 3:00

Female bear making marking a tree.

Migrating caribou.

Image | 1 July, 1998 at 3:00

Migrating caribou.

Greenpeace

Image | 26 July, 1998 at 3:00

Greenpeace, Fundecol, and locals replant mangroves that had been cut for shrimp farming. The disappearance of mangrove areas means not only loss of biodiversity, but also loss of access for coastal communities that rely on mangroves for income.

Greenpeace & locals replant mangroves that

Image | 26 July, 1998 at 3:00

Greenpeace & locals replant mangroves that had been cut for shrimp farming.

Scars in the mangrove cut for new shrimp

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 3:00

Scars in the mangrove cut for new shrimp farm pools.

The path to a new shrimp farm is first cut

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 3:00

The path to a new shrimp farm is first cut by chainsaw, then opened for bulldozers. Ecuador is the 6th largest farmed shrimp producer.

Fine nets are used to drag the sea

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 3:00

Fine nets are used to drag the sea, catching tiny larvae to sell to shrimp farms.

These two men pass through mangroves in canoes

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 3:00

These two men pass through mangroves in canoes. Their economy is dependent on mangroves for gathering shells, wood, coconuts, and fish.

Up to 1 million hectares of mangrove have

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 3:00

Up to 1 million hectares of mangrove have been cleared worldwide for shrimp farms.

Wolverine.

Image | 15 August, 1998 at 3:00

Wolverine.

Outflow pipes leading to shrimp ponds

Image | 24 August, 1998 at 3:00

Outflow pipes leading to shrimp ponds. Shrimp farms are often abandoned after only three to five years, leaving the once-fertile coastal ecosystem a wasteland.

Siberian Jay pair in the forest.

Image | 15 September, 1998 at 3:00

Siberian Jay pair in the forest.

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