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Friday, November 24, 2017
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Over $2.4 million will be invested to develop clean ocean technology at UVic

It will be used to commercialize marine renewable energy technologies and find more environmentally friendly transportation solutions.

Beaver cull on Pender Island temporarily suspended as residents take action

Though the number of beavers is in the single digits, their dams have caused water to build up behind a man-made dam, threatening its structural integrity.

Goldstream salmon run experiencing historically low numbers

The numbers could pick up as the run continues, but the sharp decline is worrying. 

Turn Down the Heat week in Victoria starts today

'Tis the season to bundle up in your coziest sweaters, and cocoon yourself in your favourite blanket.
Killer Whale

Killer whale community may go extinct unless drastic measures are taken

A new study in Nature warns that Southern Resident killer whales are at risk of extinction.

Learn how to reduce your waste with the Queen of Zero Waste living

If you've been wanting to switch to a zero waste lifestyle but didn't know where to start, here's your chance to find out more! 
Gorge Creek sewage dumping

Crews pinpoint source of sewage leak into Gorge Creek

Authorities have decided to resume normal operations of the storm water collection system. 

Victoria’s first 100% Zero Waste store opens in Chinatown

Time to break out the mason jars!

City of Victoria to ask fossil fuel companies to pay their share of climate...

Legal and environmental groups across British Columbia urged local governments to send climate accountability letters earlier this year.
Smoke Victoria

Wildfire smoke is returning to Victoria’s skies today

So far, no air quality warnings have been issued.


Another set of new bike lanes proposed for downtown Victoria

Victoria City Council is inviting the public to voice their opinions about the project on Monday, November 27th from 10:30 am - 1:30 pm.
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