Images from the March for Science in Vancouver


[I haven't seen attendance counts, but it seemed like there was an awful lot of people there! Such things never seem to get the coverage they deserve. (Gosh, you would almost begin to think that the mainstream media WAS the 1%.) I have a short YouTube video of the event here. *RON*]

Charlie Smith, Georgia Straight, 22 April 2017

An image tweeted by Stand campaigner Howie Chong said it all. HOWIE CHONG
Scientists aren't known for taking to the streets for noisy protests.

But today, hundreds came out of their labs on Earth Day for the March for Science in Vancouver.

Similar marches were held in cities around the world in response to the antiscientific utterances by U.S. president Donald Trump, not to mention his massive budget cuts to the National Institutes of Health and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Trump has claimed that global warming is hoax invented by the Chinese.

He's also linked autism to vaccinations.

Below, you can see some images of today's event in Vancouver, courtesy of the Twittersphere.

Dany Drexler @danyelledrexler
So happy I participated in the #marchforscience #vancouver#powertothepeople Also it was gr8 to march along with @kcdyer
1:49 PM - 22 Apr 2017

Tanner Bokor @tannerbokor
Scenes from today's #marchforscience #yvr. Hundreds showed up in solidarity for scientific pursuit. #vancouver @scienceworldca
1:26 PM - 22 Apr 2017

Greenpeace Canada @GreenpeaceCA
Thank you to all who marched for science today in Canada & beyond, and to Indigenous leaders who led us here in #Vancouver#marchforscience
1:04 PM - 22 Apr 2017

Azadeh Goudarzi @Azadehgood
My Fav signs from #Vancouver#MarchForScience:
12:42 PM - 22 Apr 2017

Isabelle M Côté @redlipblenny
@SFU stands for science #Vancouver#marchforscience
11:56 AM - 22 Apr 2017

Point Mutation @Point_Mutation
Here I am, repping genetics and yeast! @ScienceMarchYVR #ScienceMarch#marchforscience #yvr #vancouver@scienceworldca
11:31 AM - 22 Apr 2017

Christine Oh! @cloreally
#Science makes the world go 'round! And is fashionable ;) #MarchforScience #Vancouver
11:13 AM - 22 Apr 2017

Point Mutation @Point_Mutation
The @StirlingLab is marching today! @ScienceMarchYVR #ScienceMarch#marchforscience #yvr #vancouver
11:13 AM - 22 Apr 2017

Christine Oh! @cloreally
BRING ON THE WISE SNARK!!! #MarchforScience #Vancouver
11:07 AM - 22 Apr 2017

LooksLikeAProfKline @MichelleAKline
Showed up w @MatthewMGervais for #marchforscience #vancouver@ScienceMarchYVR bc I wanted to make sure this message was present.
11:00 AM - 22 Apr 2017

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