Brenna Owen is a community-driven multimedia journalist and a guest on Coast Salish territory, where she’s completing a Master of Journalism at UBC. She’s also a member of the National Student Investigative Reporting Network. Brenna has travelled to three United Nations climate conferences as a civil society delegate and got her start in journalism at CFRC, the community radio station in Kingston, Ontario.
Early runs of Stuart sockeye and chinook salmon were devastated last year because they couldn't make it past a massive landslide on British Columbia's Fraser River, government officials said on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.
Warming ocean temperatures and acidification caused by climate change are threatening the survival of glass sponge reefs unique to the waters of the Pacific Northwest, a new study from researchers at the University of British Columbia has found.
The Canadian Red Cross is poised to receive $100 million in federal funds to support public health measures and rapidly enhance the group's capacity to respond to COVID-19, as well as future floods and wildfires.
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.
Restaurants struggling to survive during the COVID-19 crisis have turned to take-out and delivery, but the fees charged by food-delivery companies are eating away their bottom line, some operators say.
Plans are underway for a pneumatic fish pump, also known as a salmon cannon, to be used to help fish migrate past a landslide on British Columbia's Fraser River, officials with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans said on Monday, April 27, 2020.