Thermal Damns and the Need for Angry, Active Anglers


Bob Ferris   Recently I posted something on Facebook about the peril faced by marine fish species in British Columbia due to record ocean temperatures (see Record North Pacific Temperatures Threatening B.C. Marine Species) and a new friend reposted it with a query about what she called “thermal damns.” It was a classic Freudian slip, … Continue reading Thermal Damns and the Need for Angry, Active Anglers

Coos Bay LNG Facility: An undemocratic process for a “bridge fuel” that leads us closer to environmental and economic doom


By Bob Ferris   The most recent elections sting all of us who care about the environment and the future of the planet like rock salt gingerly applied to an open wound.  Part of that sting is the peril we face when anti-scientific types like James Inhofe (at right) and Ted Cruz are considered for important … Continue reading Coos Bay LNG Facility: An undemocratic process for a “bridge fuel” that leads us closer to environmental and economic doom

Combating Climate Change


Climate change is currently the greatest and most formidable threat that we face as a planet. The science supporting climate change is conclusive and repeatedly borne out by myriad weather anomalies and arctic ice patterns, as well as biological phenomenon such as altered timing of migrations and species’ distributions. Cascadia Wildlands recognizes the immediate need to take … Continue reading Combating Climate Change

No Pacific Connector Pipeline or Jordan Cove LNG Terminal


The Jordan Cove Energy Project is a plan by Pembina, a Canadian energy company, to export fracked liquified natural gas (LNG) from Canada and the Rockies to Asia using Oregon as a right-of-way.  The Jordan Cove Energy Project would require a 229-mile pipeline from Malin, Oregon to Coos Bay, culminating in a massive export terminal … Continue reading No Pacific Connector Pipeline or Jordan Cove LNG Terminal