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I’m about to start reading Slavoj Zizek’s Living in the End Times. And as I look at it there on the side table, I filter through the news of the day, watching the devastation in Japan following its recent massive earthquake. The world changes, sometimes slowly, sometimes cataclysmically, and there seems no question to me that we are well into a dramatic geologic and ecological upheaval. (more…)

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This is critically important.

Iisaak Forest Resources has applied to the BC government for permission to helicopter log on Flores Island, and public consultation is open only until February 18. Flores is one of the last pieces of wild we have in this province – an island of old-growth forest and amazing white sand beaches just off Tofino and home to the national Chief of Canada’s Assembly of First Nations, Shawn A-in-chut Atleo.  Some years ago, the Wilderness Committee and the Flores Island band worked together to to create the Wildside Trail, an incredible hiking destination through some of the most beautiful land on the planet. (more…)

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