Clayoquot Sound . . . Keep it Wild!
The health of the global environment depends on intact ecosystems.
We act as peaceful and courageous advocates for all marine and terrestrial life in Clayoquot Sound. »Read More
The sea kayaking expedition will cover a distance of more than 2000 kilometres, following the migration routes of wild salmon. Simon Behman will lead the expedition from Victoria, BC to the finale in Juneau, Alaska in July. The expedition’s main goal is fundraising for salmon conservation, promoting public education on the issues facing wild salmon, and engaging communities along the way in the topic. The funds raised will support the Clayoquot Salmon Festival and wild salmon conservation efforts of Friends of Clayoquot Sound.» Read More
Resistance to carbon intensive projects begins at the community level but must also be felt in the corridors of power where there is institutional inertia to change. For example, the National Energy Board (NEB) is supposed to be a legal body of the Government of Canada that considers evidence on proposed oil and gas pipelines and then decide if the project in the “public interest.” Yet, the NEB approves almost every project.» Read More
In Clayoquot Sound, there have also been some real victories in the past months. Leadership from both the Hesquiaht Nation and the Ahousaht Nation have announced bans on industrial logging in their territories. These moratoriums, protecting the forests, are hugely significant for ecosystem health and climate action.» Read More
Our latest newsletter is now available online (in colour!) and on paper around Tofino and BC. Click the image to download (PDF, 1.3MB). This bi-annual issue includes articles on:
> Ahousaht salmon farm eviction
> Is BC a climate leader or laggard?
> Hesquiaht say NO to logging
> Transition Town movement in Tofino-Ucluelet
Stunning news! Today the Maaqutusiis Hahoulthee Stewardship Society issued a press release announcing an end to industrial logging on Ahousaht territory. Here’s the historic release, plus a congratulatory reaction from the Clayoquot Sound Conservation Alliance.» Read More
At least 25 tonnes of farmed Atlantic salmon died in a 24-hour period last week, at the company’s Mussel Rock farm site in Clayoquot Sound. The company cites an unseasonable algae bloom for the sudden demise.» Read More
The newest salmon farm in Clayoquot Sound–Yaakswiis–had a life span of only two weeks, and never saw any fish before grassroots Ahousaht protesters forced its removal by its owner, Cermaq. This marks a first in BC and the world.» Read More