Raincoast Conservation Foundation
We use rigorous, peer-reviewed science and community engagement to further our conservation objectives. We call this approach ‘informed advocacy’ and it is unique amongst conservation efforts. We investigate to understand coastal species and processes. We inform by bringing science to decision makers and communities. We inspire action to protect wildlife and their wilderness habitats.
Raincoast’s Oil-Free Coast initiative addresses the impacts and risks associated with pipelines and tankers to the coasts of coastal British Columbia. Protecting the animals, lands and waters from both habitat destruction and degradation, and the very real consequences of a catastrophic oil spill are the basis for this program.
Raincoast’s goal is to conserve and protect the habitats and resources of umbrella species to ensure the future for all species that exist on different scales. Our flagship projects include primary research and conservation efforts on wild salmon, large carnivores, and marine species, including marine mammals, marine birds, and Pacific herring.
Science & conservation for an oil free coast – Sidney Shaw Centre
Join Raincoast and the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea to be informed and inspired by our legal and scientific efforts to keep our coast oil free…
Science & conservation for an oil free coast – UVic
Join Raincoast and UVic’s Society of Geography Students (SOGs) to be informed and inspired by our legal and scientific efforts to keep our coast oil free…
Keeping us afloat
After more than a decade of facilitating Raincoast’s research, Mango, our reliable speed boat, needs to be replaced. Can you help?
Supreme Court of Canada asked to weigh-in on future of Environmental Assessment Law
Ecojustice lawyers, acting on behalf of Raincoast, have filed an application to appeal aspects of the Northern Gateway decision to the Supreme Court of Canada…