VANCOUVER LEXICON | Eagleridge Bluffs

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Eagleridge Bluffs

Eagleridge Bluffs | Event/Place | Like Cut and Cover, Eagleridge Bluffs became a flashpoint in the lead-up to the 2010 Winter Olympics when a coalition of protesters were arrested for opposing the construction of a 2.4km stretch of the Sea To Sky Highway through environmentally sensitive areas. One of those arrested, native elder Harriet Nahanee, contracted pneumonia from her time in jail and later died. Usage: "Man, this new section of the Sea to Sky through Eagleridge Bluffs is a… more 

GREENLIGHT: Watch The Frack Out Of The Trailer For Rayher & Gillis’ ‘Fractured Land’

GREENLIGHT: Watch The Frack Out Of The Trailer For Rayher & Gillis’ ‘Fractured Land’

by Claudia Chan | With the world's demand for energy booming, Enbridge begging for a pipeline stretching from northern Alberta to BC, Kinder Morgan wanting to… more 

GOODS: East Van’s “Campagnolo Roma” Completes Transition To Zero Waste Eatery

GOODS: East Van’s “Campagnolo Roma” Completes Transition To Zero Waste Eatery

The GOODS from Campagnolo Roma Vancouver, BC | Restauranteurs Tom Doughty and Robert Belcham and Executive Chef Ted Anderson have been working to transform… more 

Smoke Break #747: When I Grow Up I Want To Be Like Lloyd Kahn

Smoke Break #747: When I Grow Up I Want To Be Like Lloyd Kahn

Check out Shelter, an excellent short film on Lloyd Kahn - a societal refugee, home guru and likely master of the freakin' universe... Lloyd Kahn claims that… more 

Smoke Break #745: Forget Dining On A Float Of Plastic Bottles…

Smoke Break #745: Forget Dining On A Float Of Plastic Bottles…

It's just so...yesterday. Try living - like Rishi Sowa does- on an island made of plastic bottles. From 1998 to 2005, Rishi Sowa hand-built and lived on the… more 

Smoke Break #740: The Migration Of The Majestic Plastic Bag…

Smoke Break #740: The Migration Of The Majestic Plastic Bag…

A conservation advocacy group from Santa Monica made this fantastic short film detailing how a "wild" plastic bag "migrates" to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch… more 

Smoke Break #729: There’s Smug And Then There’s “Green Smug”

Smoke Break #729: There’s Smug And Then There’s “Green Smug”

Surely this electric-powered Tesla sports car with its eco-smug personalised license plate is on its way to LAX for a private jet joyride (via The Daily What).

Smoke Break #717: Greenpeace Releases World Cup Guilt Trip

Smoke Break #717: Greenpeace Releases World Cup Guilt Trip

via Ad Freak: It's bad enough that Greenpeace is a pine needle in the ass and fishhook in the eye of hard-working loggers and whalers worldwide. (Loggers and… more 

Um, Don’t You Know When You Are Going To Shock The Monkey?

Um, Don’t You Know When You Are Going To Shock The Monkey?

Ben Lee's "Song for the Divine Mother of the Universe" gets loaned to a top drawer ad agency producing on a World Wildlife Fund brief (via TDW): humans send a… more 

“The Story Of Bottled Water” In Honour Of World Water Day…

“The Story Of Bottled Water” In Honour Of World Water Day…

Today, if you didn't already know, was World Water Day, and in its honour we're putting up this brand new shortdoc, The Story of Bottled Water, for your… more 

World Water Day Observed With “Blue Gold” At Rhizome Cafe

World Water Day Observed With “Blue Gold” At Rhizome Cafe

You can count on East Broadway's Rhizome Cafe to always come up with some pretty solid community-oriented events. This week they're screening the documentary… more 

I Wonder How Long Stanley Park Would Last Against Chainsaws?

I Wonder How Long Stanley Park Would Last Against Chainsaws?

(Via Sully) Watch this profoundly humanist anti-deforestation ad by Maya Lin. The basic visual arithmetic of loss of habitat + global warming + mass… more 

New Species Of Crab Discovered Just Before Going Extinct

New Species Of Crab Discovered Just Before Going Extinct

The saddest story in the world as of 2pm today comes to us via the Huffington Post: "A marine biologist says he has discovered a new crab species off the coast… more 

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