One of the Green Team's 'big ideas' has finally been completed - one that could see our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduced by about 25%. It's been a long time coming, but we can finally say "Check!" to the goal of going solar and starting to reduce our propane consumption.
Find out about all the new projects happening at the Museum that will benefit the world around us!
A few of us commute from Vancouver to Britannia every day. On some of those days, the conversations regarding the exhibits, the programming, or even broader ideas regarding museums get bantered about.
The Museum has worms! Find out about how worms are helping reduce the Museum's environmental footprint.
Water, arguably is our most precious resource. To understand the full-importance of water, we need to look beneath the surface.
Those of us who live on the Pacific Northwest know that it is a geologically dynamic place. It's not something we are generally aware of, but earthquakes periodically shake us into remembering just who - or what - is in charge.
Have you ever considered though how the beautiful mountain summits formed, or what geological hazards are managed through man's intervention?
While recently on vacation in Costa Rica I engaged in something I usually do not do – I went on a guided tour – a tour that impacted me more than I imagined it could have.
Back in the early years of the Britannia Mine, self-sustainability was a way of life. Not through concerns about climate change or our ecological footprint, but because there was no choice.