Tag: british columbia

Is this the work of waves, a prankster or supernatural beings? The mystery of the white lines on a B.C. beach

First Nations leader says grid of shell fragments caused by ‘square waves’; scientist says it looks man made. An Indigenous leader from Haida Gwaii, B.C., says mysterious white lines he saw on a local beach are naturally created, but a scientist affiliated with the federal government is skeptical. On Monday, Billy […]

Ottawa Ups Protections For Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales

The new regulations focus on contaminants, noise, physical disturbances and access to prey. Expanded protections for endangered southern resident killer whales off British Columbia’s coast focus on contaminants, noise, physical disturbances and accessibility of chinook salmon, the orca’s primary prey.  The actions announced by several government departments Thursday include […]