We're looking for the name of a large island in the Pacific northwest. The Queen Charlotte Strait separates this 300-mile long island from mainland BC. At the northern end of the island is God's Pocket Marine Provincial Park. Scuba divers flock there.
Last Friday's earthquake was the largest on record to hit Japan. But there were huge quakes and tsunamis before records were kept. Anchor Marco Werman explores the history of quakes and tsunamis with Brian Atwater of the US Geological Survey.
According to a new WWF report, seventy percent of commercial marine fisheries are on the decline. Rashid Sumaila directs the Fisheries Center the the University of British Columbia. Dr. Sumaila is also the guest in our online Science Forum.
Small US airports just south of the Canadian border are doing very well right now. That's because Canadians are driving to the US to take advantage of the much lower costs flights out of American airports.
Historians say France had no wine before 600 BC. That's when settlers from elsewhere in the Mediterranean region colonized what is now France and began wine-making. For today's geography puzzler, we want to know who those settlers were.
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has vowed to kill all 47 death-row inmates by mid-September. Marco Werman speaks to Alhagie Sowe of Vancouver, British Columbia. He heard that his brother had been executed on a radio news report.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Igloolik, Nunavut. This town is home to Artcirq, an Inuit community circus troupe that will perform at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, BC next year. Boston Globe reporter Linda Matchan speaks with anchor Jeb Sharp.
Native American headdresses have been everywhere this year, from fashion shows to musical festivals to the heads of Kardashians. But one place they won't be is the Bass Coast Festival in British Columbia, which has banned headdresses out of respect for its native neighbors.
The Vancouver Winter Olympics may be over but athletes from around the globe are still competing in British Columbia, this time in the Paralympics. Rick Hansen is following the Games in Vancouver. Jeb Sharp talks with him.