Related Program: The Record Historic Deal Protects Canada's Great Bear Rainforest By Kate Walters & Bill Radke • Feb 3, 2016 Related Program: The Record TweetShareGoogle+Email Canada's Great Bear Rainforest. Flickr Photo/BC Gov Photos (CC BY NC ND 2.0)/https://flic.kr/p/ubjonq Listen Listening... / 4:52 Bill Radke speaks with Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer about a new deal to protect millions of acres of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia. Tags: environmentCanadaVaughn PalmerTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content Landmark Deal Protects Over 9 Million Acres Of Canadian Rain Forest By Merrit Kennedy • Feb 2, 2016 A landmark deal 10 years in the making will protect 9.1 millions acres of Canadian rain forest on the Pacific Coast of British Columbia. The protected area in the Great Bear Rainforest is about half the size of Ireland. Organic Farming Better Suited To Climate Change, Study Finds By Ashley Ahearn • Feb 3, 2016 For decades, a growing number of consumers have turned to organic produce as a healthier alternative to vegetables and fruits grown with chemical pesticides and fertilizers. It turns out that organic crops are better suited for farmlands subjected to drought conditions, according to a study published today in the the journal Nature Plants. Kent Is Getting Richer – And Less Affordable By Joshua McNichols • Feb 2, 2016 KUOW Photo/Joshua McNichols Listen Listening... / 4:51 At a new strip mall in downtown Kent, a truck backs up to a butcher shop. The driver opens the back and pulls out a goat carcass. This butcher shop doesn’t sell beef or pork, out of deference to its Hindu and Muslim customers. These Are My Mom's Beautiful, Painful Hands By Shina Williams • Feb 3, 2016 KUOW Photo / Shina Williams Listen Listening... / 5:46 I told my mom one day that I thought she was a very headstrong woman. “What do you mean ‘strong?’” she asked me.