Notes from the Panther Lounge archives

  • Photo: No peace in the Peace Region of BC, new report shows

    No peace in the Peace Region of BC, new report shows

    December 12, 2012

    According to a study published several years ago in the leading research journal Science, few places on our planet have been untouched by humans. Indeed, satellite images taken from thousands... More »

  • Photo: What's peace got to do with it?

    What's peace got to do with it?

    December 10, 2012

    It's International Human Rights Day—something to be celebrated by everyone committed to environmental protection. More »

  • Photo: What is water worth?

    What is water worth?

    November 28, 2012

    Water is priceless, right? It's a critical component of life. Oceans, lakes, rivers, streams and aquifers provide water for drinking, bathing, irrigation, recreation and industrial processes. Water is truly the... More »

  • Photo: Bluefin tuna: Endangered wildlife or meat?

    Bluefin tuna: Endangered wildlife or meat?

    November 21, 2012

    Last week at the annual meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) in Morocco, fishing nations of the North Atlantic met to discuss the stock... More »

  • Photo: People Power works! The Mega-Quarry has been stopped!

    People Power works! The Mega-Quarry has been stopped!

    November 21, 2012

    Today is a truly amazing day. The Mega-Quarry is dead thanks to People Power. Working together, Canadians have protected old growth forests in BC, banned toxic chemicals that threaten the... More »

  • Photo: Volunteers in action: meet super couple Francis and Barry

    Volunteers in action: meet super couple Francis and Barry

    November 9, 2012

    For Francis and Barry, travelling is as important as breathing. Originally from South Africa, they immigrated to Canada in 2011 after completing a two-year world adventure. With a need to... More »

  • Right to a Healthy Environment Live Webcast- November 27, 2012

    November 1, 2012

    Join us here from 7:30pm-9:30pm PST on November 27th as we webcast a live public lecture with Dr. David Boyd. This is the culminating event of a national book tour... More »

  • Photo: The day after yesterday

    The day after yesterday

    October 31, 2012

    When tropical storm Sandy battered the Eastern United States and Canada, it outlined the grim and strange future of runaway climate. Although no one storm can be linked to any... More »

  • Photo: Canadians: More urban than you think?

    Canadians: More urban than you think?

    October 30, 2012

    Who do you think is more urban: Canadians, Brits or Germans? Despite being a vast nation of forests, fields, lakes and ice, Canada has officially become one of the most... More »

  • Photo: Defending the coast is defending ourselves

    Defending the coast is defending ourselves

    October 27, 2012

    The Defend Our Coast rally in Victoria on Monday, October 22, garnered national headlines, but just two days later this pipeline protest became even more impressive as it swept across the province. In what could be the most widespread display of unity in B.C.'s history, Wednesday, October 24, saw 70 events in communities across the province, where thousands took time out of the work and school day to "Defend Our Coast". More »