I Love L.A.

Join Coaches Mike Neill and B78‘s Jasper Blake as they return to their old training grounds to take you on some epic climbs through the Santa Monica Mountains. These 4 days of training will take your riding to the next level. With almost 20,000 vertical feet of climbing and rides ranging in length from 3 …

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Catching up with Olympian, biochemist, and nerd, Gillian Carleton

We caught up to Gillian Carleton this fall to talk about sports, training, recovering from injury, and the life of an academic. Carleton won bronze in the 2012 Olympics in London as a track cyclist in the women’s team pursuit. She also took first place in the Omnium, Pan American Track Championships, in 2014. Since …

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Take Action on Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 27th is Giving Tuesday, the international day of giving. After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, people participate in Giving Tuesday to show their support for the communities and non-profit organizations they love. Giving Tuesday marks the launch of the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre’s holiday campaign: 55 Days to Raise $55,000. We are raising …

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Strength

By nature, triathletes love to swim, bike and run. That is our sport. That is what we do. However, if there is one area that I have found many age group triathletes tend to overlook it is strength. Adding gym time to an already busy life of swim, bike and run can seem impossible. Now,  …

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Southern Resident killer whales are on the precipice

This past summer, the world’s attention was focused on the critically endangered Southern Resident killer whales that inhabit the Salish Sea and its outside coastal waters. Tahlequah (J35) carried her dead calf for more than two weeks in a visible display of grief. At the same time, another young infirmed female, Scarlet (J50), was the …

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Sciatica

The sciatic nerve is the longest and largest spinal nerve in the human body. As you can see from the picture, it’s pretty thick too! It runs from the lower back through the buttocks and down the back of each leg. It supplies sensation to the sole of the foot, the ankle, the entire lower …

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One Shot for Coastal Carnivores set to open at Audain Art Museum in Whistler

This December the last showing of our One shot for Coastal Carnivores photography exhibit will open at the Audain Art Museum in Whistler, Saturday 8th December. We will announce some exciting news about our efforts with Coastal First Nations to permanently end commercial trophy hunting in the Great bear Rainforest. Please book your ticket today …

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Bad Habitus: Anthropology in the Age of the Multimodal

On the occasion of this year’s meeting of the American Anthropological Association in San Jose, the heart of Silicon Valley, we’ve organized a round table called Bad Habitus: Multimodal Anthropology in the Age of the Multimodal. Along with Deborah Thomas, Jenny Chio, Coleman Nye, Patricia Alvarez and Shalini Shankar, we aim to further the discussion …

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Rebuilding depleted fisheries: why it matters to coastal communities

Our Nations have a deep connection with the ocean. For millennia, the ocean has provided for our people, sustaining us physically, culturally and economically. Sadly, industrial fishing practices have depleted many of fisheries we rely on. In this video, filmmaker and Oceana Canada’s Senior Advisor, Alexandra Cousteau, spends time in our communities to learn about …

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Cabinet rejects request for an emergency order for endangered killer whales

Last week the Canadian federal government announced its refusal to issue an emergency order to protect endangered Southern Resident killer whales under the Species at Risk Act, despite the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans’ recommendation to do so. Raincoast Conservation and our partners, David Suzuki Foundation, Georgia …

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Wolves are just wolves

I have read there have been more books written about wolves than any other species. There is something so compelling about them and, yet, they are also polarizing for people. Opinions about wolves are strong and varied. They are icons of wilderness, wildness and all things good. They are vicious killers, not to be trusted …

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