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May 28, 1993 | HELEN MASERATI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
With its spectacular coastline, lush forests and busy environmental activists, British Columbia has long proclaimed itself Canada's "supernatural" province. In recent months, however, that motto has come in for ridicule from environmentalists angered by the province's clear-cut logging practices. Foremost among their concerns is British Columbia's most treasured piece of real estate: the pristine rain forest of Clayoquot Sound, on Vancouver Island.
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May 28, 1993 | HELEN MASERATI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
With its spectacular coastline, lush forests and busy environmental activists, British Columbia has long proclaimed itself Canada's "supernatural" province. In recent months, however, that motto has come in for ridicule from environmentalists angered by the province's clear-cut logging practices. Foremost among their concerns is British Columbia's most treasured piece of real estate: the pristine rain forest of Clayoquot Sound, on Vancouver Island.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 27, 1998
Three environmental activists were arrested and booked Monday on charges of trespassing at the Los Angeles Times Building during a Greenpeace protest, police said. The three were cited, given a court date and released, said Police Sgt. Eugene Lewis. The protesters had draped a sign from the building reading "Stop Buying Ancient Forest Destruction," said Gina Sanchez, spokeswoman for Greenpeace.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 21, 1998 | DAN WEIKEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Acting under cover of darkness, environmental activists protesting the logging of old-growth rain forests boarded a 570-foot freighter as it sailed into Long Beach Harbor on Tuesday and prevented the ship from unloading its cargo of Canadian newsprint by chaining themselves to a crane.
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