Black bears are common throughout B.C. which has one of the largest black bear populations in the world. Each Spring and Fall the common North American black bear, Ursus Americanus, makes the news headlines usually in interactions with humans and their garbage. The second bear species many of us are familiar with is the North […]
Biodiversity & ecosystems: plants, animals & habitat, climate change.
Once again we were able to spend a few days on our magnificent West Coast with time to indulge in one of our favourite activities, fishing for Dungeness crab. The weather was very accommodating with clear blue skies, a gentle sea breeze and sunny days; just perfect for being on the ocean waters. Kayak – Our Crab […]
I originally visited the Great Barrier Reef for the first time in 2014. Recently with the extensive coral bleaching in Australia and elsewhere an update was published in May 2016. Last month I watched a three-part BBC documentary on Netflix on the Great Barrier Reef written and hosted by Sir David Attenborough in 2015. Following is information for those […]
Caramel & Parsley’s 250th article ~ what a great occasion this is and a time of personal celebration and reflection! I am so overwhelmingly grateful for the time I have had to be able to write many more articles! There are always new and interesting articles to write, people to meet, places to go and much to […]
It has been 2 years since visiting the Great Barrier Reef out of Cairns in Australia. I am sadly disappointed that we did not spend more time in this amazingly unique natural structure which has changed drastically since our visit, especially in recent weeks. The coral bleaching has been devastating and with continuing high ocean temperatures […]