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Plant Species Defending Themselves Against Deer

After Predators Were Virtually Eliminated From The Gulf Islands

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1The European arrival in British Columbia resulted in an explosive growth of the deer population. This is particularly true in the Gulf Islands, where there natural predators (cougars, bears and wolves) have virtually been eliminated. Deer populations can be as high as 170 animals per square-kilometer. Now there are reports of plant species defending themselves against deer.

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BC Signs Final Agreement with Tla’amin Nation

By Roy L Hales

Screen shot 2014-03-18 at 3.43.47 PMThe Government of British Columbia and the Tla’amin Nation have signed the final agreement that precedes the signing of a treaty.
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Protesting Service Cuts to an Overpriced BC Ferry System

The ECOreport looks at British Columbians expected to descend on Victoria, protesting service cuts to an overpriced BC Ferry System

By Roy L Hales

Screen shot 2014-03-18 at 3.43.47 PMThousands of people may be descending on Victoria on March 11, protesting service cuts to an overpriced BC Ferry System.

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