BC

Biodomes

This Guy Is Sealing Himself in a DIY 'Biodome' to Raise Awareness of Climate Change

“Would be happy to make it a full 24 hours, but we'll see,” Kurtis Baute told Motherboard in an email.
Becky Ferreira
10.24.18
cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency Miners Are Building Their Own Electricity Infrastructure

Canadian company DMG Blockchain is expanding its mining operation in British Columbia with its own electrical substation.
Jordan Pearson
8.2.18
Dolphins

How Did Tropical Dolphins End Up Off the Coast of Canada?

“It certainly does suggest the North Pacific is warming up,” says one researcher.
Tracey Lindeman
4.20.18
Censorship

Google Is Back In Canadian Court to Fight Global Search Censorship

A California court said the 2014 Canadian order “threatens free speech on the global internet.”
Jordan Pearson
3.9.18
Trolls

The Canadian Who Allegedly Spammed Twitch Into Oblivion Got a Criminal Charge

Brandan Lukus Apple has a Supreme Court order against him.
Jordan Pearson
1.15.18
LEGAL WEED

IBM Wants British Columbia to Track Legal Pot With Blockchain Tech

The blockchain could help stamp out the black market, IBM says.
Jordan Pearson
11.6.17
bear brawl

A Guy Punched a Black Bear in the Face When It Tried to Break Into a House

Human-black bear conflict is on the rise. It’s a sad story—for the bears.
Lisa Cumming
8.25.17
Hoser Things

Canada Is Investing $10M to Give 22 Rural Communities High-Speed Internet

Hosers rejoice.
Jordan Pearson
7.11.17
urban wildlife

Extremely Angry Deer Are Terrorizing the People of Vancouver Island

Deer are encroaching on our cities. It’s bad for us, and for them.
Lisa Cumming
6.6.17
herring fishery

The Fight For a Fish That Feeds the BC Coast

The Heiltsuk Nation has worked hard to halt the recent collapse of herring populations. But the future is far from certain.
Kyle Artelle
Mike Reid
5.29.17
what the frack

Fracking in BC Releases 2.5 Times More Methane Than Government Estimates

Methane is a more potent greenhouse gas than CO2.
Kate Lunau
4.26.17
Canada

A New Pipeline In Canada Could Cause Marine Species to Be Flooded With Noise

BC just gave the Kinder Morgan pipeline the go-ahead. Shipping traffic will increase, and with it, marine noise.
Sarika Cullis-Suzuki
1.12.17