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Overshooting Our Planet’s Resources

By Roy L Hales

Rex Wyler spoke of a wolf pack that found a valley full of deer. Initially, they flourished and grew plentiful. Only they were too successful. They eventually ate all the deer and there was no food left for the wolves. Humanity is in a similar situation, overshooting our planet’s resources.

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BC’s Supreme Court Rules The Ministry Of Forests Does Not Have A Duty To Protect Forests

By Roy L Hales

ForestEthics and the Wilderness Committee sued BC’s Minister of Forests for failing to protect the Douglas fir, which once occupied approximately 2,555 square kilometers of BC. This species has shrunk to only about 20 square kilometers and roughly 2.75 kilometers of Old Growth trees. does not have a “legal duty, express or implied” to do his job.  BC’s Supreme Court Rules that the Ministry of Forests does not have a duty to Protect Forests.
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