Ecojustice goes to court and uses the power of the law to defend nature, combat climate change, and fight for a healthy environment for all.

Our strategic, innovative public interest lawsuits lead to legal precedents that deliver lasting solutions to our most urgent environmental problems.

Ecojustice remains committed to holding the government accountable and making sure it meets its responsibility to protect these endangered orcas.

Pender Island Conservancy Association (PICA) is dedicated to preserving and protecting special places on the Penders for future generations. It assists with conservation covenants and offers educational programs to encourage land stewardship.

We are health care professionals and educators, artists and politicians, farmers and faith workers, foresters and social workers, students and elders. Over 40% of us are senior citizens, and about 60% of us are women. We are concerned citizens. We are broken-hearted.

We want the world to know we are not violent, nor extreme. We are simply co

ncerned humans who are heartbroken by what is happening to our natural world. Heartbroken by the trampling of First Nation rights. Heartbroken that our country has not only failed to become a leader in the green energy sector, but will be a major contributor to climate change, the poisoning of our land and water, and the displacement (and even death) of thousands of our world's citizens.

We use rigorous, peer-reviewed science and community engagement to further our conservation objectives. We call this approach ‘informed advocacy’ and it is unique amongst conservation efforts. We investigate to understand coastal species and processes. We inform by bringing science to decision makers and communities. We inspire action to protect wildlife and their wilderness habitats.

We believe in a safe climate and a better future — a just, prosperous, and equitable world built with the power of ordinary people. Help us get there!

The Georgia Strait Alliance (GSA) was formed in 1990 by a small group of concerned citizens responding to increased pollution and damage to the marine habitat.

The movement to protect our climate and our communities from the Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project has incredible momentum. Three Indigenous Nations — Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish and Coldwater — have launched legal challenges.  This may be our best shot at stopping this project in its tracks. 

We are working to establish legal rights for the Southern Resident Orcas. Under our current legal system humans and corporations have legal standing but animals and ecosystems don’t. We believe that animals and ecosystems should also have legal rights and be able to defend those rights in court.

Designing economic alternatives that benefit people in the places they call home.  

In a world where information is power, Ecotrust Canada equips communities with the tools they need to participate fully in the social, economic, and ecological decisions that affect them.

Extinction Rebellion is an international movement that uses non-violent civil disobedience to achieve radical change in order to minimise the risk of human extinction and ecological collapse.

The Green New Deal (GND) is a coalition of workers, artists, Indigenous leaders, scientists, youth, and people directly impacted by climate catastrophe -- -- who want to ensure a safe world for our children and all generations after that.

 

That’s why we stand united in support of an ambitious policy platform that re-tools our economy to respond to the multiple crises we are faced with today. 

Winning this kind of ambitious plan will take all of us.

We need to build a massive movement of people to drive our politicians to take action. 

The mission of the Salish Sea Institute is to foster responsible stewardship of the Salish Sea, inspiring and informing its protection for the benefit of current and future generations.  This is part of Western Washington University.

The Biodiversity Galiano project is a community-based initiative to document the flora and fauna of Galiano Island, BC. Initiated in January 2016, the project has engaged over 200 people locally—and hundreds more around the world. Community members are actively working to confirm historical reports and add new species to the list. 

Greenpeace uses peaceful protest to work towards a greener, more peaceful world, and to confront the systems that threaten our environment.

#ProtectTheInlet is the spiritual home of the resistance against the Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project in the unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples.

It began with the construction of a traditional Coast Salish Watch House — called Kwekwecnewtxw — built in the path of Kinder Morgan’s diluted bitumen pipeline and tanker project in March of 2018.

Environmental Defence is a leading Canadian advocacy organization that works with government, industry and individuals to defend clean water, a safe climate and healthy communities.

The Energy Mix is published by Energy Mix Productions Inc., a Canadian non-profit that promotes community awareness of, engagement in, and action on climate change, energy, and post-carbon solutions.

A group of friends on Pender Island formed the Pender Ocean Defenders (POD) in November of 2014 in response to Kinder Morgan's tree cutting and drilling on Burnaby Mountain.  

POD members do not support the Kinder Morgan (KM) Pipeline, nor the proposed 7 fold increase in tanker traffic through the Salish Sea. and the critical habitat of the Orcas.  

They support the health of the Salish Sea which surrounds Pender Island and the Orca's right to a life free from disturbance.

POD has over 100 members.  

In 2018, POD joined forces with PenderPod.ca.

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