Tag: UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

A tale of two mines

An open-pit copper mine in the heart of Clayoquot Sound? A historic gold mine re-opened using modern technology to scour out minerals the old-timers couldn’t get at? Is this the best we can hope for,

Temperate Rainforests of Clayoquot Sound

Ahousaht logging moratorium

On October 28, the ʔaahuusʔatḥ ḥawiiḥ (hereditary chiefs of Ahousaht) announced a moratorium on industrial scale logging in their ḥaaḥuułi (traditional territory), effective immediately. There are two main Tree Farm Licenses in the area, TFL

Salmon farm expansion in Clayoquot Sound

Dan Lewis is Executive Director of Clayoquot Action. 2 more salmon farms in Clayoquot? Cermaq Canada, a Norwegian-owned company, has applied for 2 new salmon feedlots in the Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. There are