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Ottawa removing North Pacific humpback whales from list of ‘threatened’ species

Humpback out back

Peter O’Neil / Vancouver Sun
The Harper government is downgrading the protection of the North Pacific humpback whale despite objections from a clear majority of groups that were consulted…

Earth Day for an Oil-Free Coast

Bateman in Great Bear

For Earth Day 2014 Raincoast has teamed up with the Sierra Club BC to bring you an evening of inspiration and entertainment headlined by renowned artist Robert Bateman…

‘Drift cards’ found washing ashore

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Cali Bagby / Islands Sounder
Last week Sukima Hampton was walking on a friend’s private beach west of Eastsound when she was horrified to find a pink card with the words “This could be oil” printed on it…

Opinion: BC government wants grizzly bears dead

A.S.Wright-Faltering Light-low-wm

Chris Genovali / Special to the Vancouver Sun
We want these bears dead. This is the message the B.C. government’s “reallocation policy” sends to Raincoast, to British Columbians, and to the world…

In small Canadian town democracy wins, tar sands lose

aerial view of kitimat

Andrea Germanos / Common Dreams
In a vote cheered as a victory for democracy, one community in BC has given a flat rejection to a proposed tar sands pipeline…

Original Joe’s backs Raincoast


Media release / Victoria, B.C.
CHEERS !!! Original Joe’s Restaurant and Bar gives Raincoast over $2300 from its community pint program…


Northern Gateway not worth the risk

Northern Gateway not worth risk=

Dec 2013: Northern Gateway not worth risk to wild salmon says new report by Raincoast

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Grizzly hunt exceeds sustainable limit

Too many grizzlies killed in hunt

Dec 2013: Raincoast scientists say BC government killing too many grizzlies

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Less salmon: more stress for grizzlies

Stress in grizzlies

Dec 2013: When wild salmon decline, stress in grizzly bears increases say Raincoast scientist in new study

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Tracking Raincoast into 2014

Check out Raincoast's annual report and our work on behalf of the feathered, furred and finned creatures of our magnificent coast.

Tracking Raincoast

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