Lessons In Personal Sustainability On The Edge Of The World

Lessons In Personal Sustainability On The Edge Of The World

Like many on Haida Gwaii, Phil is someone who can turn his hand to many tasks and has done many different things on and off island – much of it working for companies that focus on extracting Canada’s natural wealth in one form or another, log-by-log, boatload-by-boatload, or barrel by barrel, and there have been plenty of times when he’s made good money doing it.

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A Wild Wild Life

A Wild Wild Life

Kai and Andrea are everyday adventurers. By this I mean they have led a lifetime exercising a level of personal freedom and independence that most people only ever dream of. She is German, and he Swiss, they met in Victoria during a moment when Kai was not on some ambitious international expedition as one of the dive team.

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Sailing into Freedom - When Your Primary Residence is the Ocean

Sailing into Freedom -  When Your Primary Residence is the Ocean

Just about every person I spoke to in, and around, Echo Bay, including Marisa and Cecil, get the impression government would prefer no one at all live in the wilderness full time. But what makes Marisa and Cecil’s situation somewhat unique is they feel like this kind of institutionalized passive aggressiveness extends to some of the people living in the surrounding coastal communities where they need to anchor, moor or dock from time-to-time.

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Legacy Part 05 – Echo Bay BC

Legacy Part 05 – Echo Bay BC

I spent a week there and found that Echo Bay is a marine and shore park located in an area of not only natural but also cultural archaeological importance that the local First Nations community regard as unceded to the white man.

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Microcosm – First Look

Microcosm – First Look

“Microcosm” – the mission to show how the larger issues of marine conservation are all happening right here on my own doorstep in the coastal waters of mainland BC and Eastern Vancouver Island.

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