environment Archives - Salish Current

Trans Mountain is a metaphor for larger economic and political forces at play

May 9, 2024
Derek Moscato

Commentary: Pipeline’s completion points to Cascadia’s new era of globalization and ecological modernization

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San Juan County Land Bank: What’s next?

May 7, 2024
Nancy DeVaux

Renewal vote looms, strategic plan comments due May 8

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Whales, watching

May 6, 2024
Al Bergstein

A little flash fiction ….

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The complexity of water rights adjudication

May 3, 2024
James Davenport

Commentary: The court has conflicting principles to resolve in determining rights to water in the Nooksack Basin.

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An Earth Day event in the rediscovery of hope

April 17, 2024
Ted Huffman

Commentary: Sacred Earth event planned to bring the communities of Bellingham together

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A boat is a dream on the water

April 4, 2024
Kari Koski

Commentary: Unfortunately there is no fairy who can magically breathe new life into derelict boats and lead them out to sea to forever explore the ocean swell.

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Now is the time for a Washington state green amendment

February 19, 2024
Mimi Margulies

Commentary: A constitutional amendment is needed in Washington state to promote and protect the health and well-being of every Washingtonian, now and for future generations.

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Beyond environmentalism: supporting Bellingham’s economic future

January 23, 2024
Garrett O'Brien

Commentary: Bellingham faces affordability challenges but also has an opportunity to set a new course: the upcoming comprehensive plan update allows for rebalancing.

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A tale of two kinds of whales

January 19, 2024
Monika Wieland Shields

Commentary: Why we have two distinct populations of killer whales that frequent our local waters.

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Storming the Sound for 25 years: what’s next for the grassroots event?

January 18, 2024
Rena Kingery

Pivotal moment: Founders and attendees of an annual Salish Sea environmental education conference are looking to the next 25 years.

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BC mega container terminal questions answered

November 8, 2023
Ginny Broadhurst

Commentary: National focus narrows consideration of potential environmental damages.

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It’s match time!

November 3, 2023
Amy Nelson

Donations to the Salish Current during November and December will be matched thanks to generous local supporters and national NewsMatch funders — and go directly to provide more local news.

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Saving the Samish Crest

August 11, 2023
Stevan Harrell

Commentary: The trails and views overlooking Bellingham toward the west can and should be saved for people.

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‘Seeing the Forest’ salon to benefit forest conservation

July 28, 2023
Lane Morgan

A writer’s exploration and evocations of Northwest rivers and forests will highlight an event to support protection of what remains of the wilderness.

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Earth Day at 53: Pogo’s truth still resonates

April 21, 2023
Edward Wolf

Behind Earth Day’s local actions, policies and global trends lies a questions: Does Earth Day matter to the Earth itself?

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Modern conservation corps meshes care for land, health for youths

April 13, 2023
Gretchen K. Wing

Youth Conservation Corps in the Salish Sea region offer a prescription for youths’ mental, cultural and spiritual health — and a means to care for the land.

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