GEOG 355 Coastal Communities (2011)

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Here's some resources from Cameron Owens'GEOG355 Coastal Communities class.

Coastal Community Green Map This is a participatory interactive on-line map of place based stories started in conjunction with SeaChange a local NGO.

Georgia Strait Alliance Community Green Map Another similar on-line map of place based stories,projects and resources by the Georgia Strait Alliance.

Environmental Studies 481 - UVic cultural and historical landscape stories This is a campus based map produced by Environmental Studies students in 2009.

Digital Harvest Stories: Vancouver Island Coastal Communities Indigenous Food Network

This film follows the International League of Conservation Photographers as they team up with the Gitga'at Nation of British Columbia to document the Great Bear Rainforest before an oil pipeline changes it forever. Go to to help protect this beautiful place.

SPOIL from EP Films on Vimeo.

Rick Mercer's "How to recognize insurgents who threaten democracy", directed towards the Environmental Review process for the proposed Enbridge pipeline and tanker route.


A video by Heather Castleden about the Huu-ay-aht First Nations, the lands and the people.  

Green Map Organization

Mapa Verde Cuba. Gotica a Gotica (drop by drop)

Carlos Martinez is a Colombian-born environmentalist and emerging mixed-media artist based in Jackson Heights, Queens. He worked for a number of years with Green Map. There are some great photo essays and videos on his website.

Nuu-chah-nulth Living Atlas

Audio 'map' by Anne Norris, UNI 102, spring 2010 [mp3]


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