The study reveals that wakes from vessels increase the overall wave energy of Burrard Inlet up to 4.6 times the natural state. This exacerbates the erosion of Tsleil-Waututh Nation’s cultural sites, archaeological lands, shorelines, and beaches.
Chloe Hartley studied the effects of Himalayan blackberry and English ivy on the plant community at Maplewood Flats. The research indicates that the two invasive species are associated with reduced native plant species diversity and reduced bird presence.
The Wild Bird Trust of BC is deeply disappointed in British Columbia’s decision to allow the removal of a rare Peregrine Falcon nest in Abbotsford.
World Wetlands Day is recognized on February 2, 2021 as a global celebration of wetland ecosystems, some of the most productive ecosystems of the world. The term “biological supermarkets” has been used to describe wetlands, given the immense biodiversity they support. Wetlands also provide several beneficial ecosystem services, including protecting and improving water quality, providing habitat for fish and wildlife, storing floodwaters, and maintaining surface water flow during dry periods.