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B.C.’s Wolf Cull Is Unscientific, Unethical and Unwarranted


Published on 2015.05.15 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast Blog

Chris Genovali / Huffington Post
This unscientific, unethical, and unwarranted wolf cull is a consequence of industrial logging and other human activity…

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AVAAZ Petition launched to stop the Alberta wolf cull

wolf hunt

Published on 2015.01.28 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast Blog

The Alberta government and its resource industries have destroyed the habitat for endangered caribou. Rather than address this problem, they have chosen to scapegoat wolves…

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Five reasons to oppose BC’s wolf cull

3 running wolves-PCP

Published on 2015.01.21 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast Blog

Five reasons you need to write, phone or email your MLA and call on them to stop gunning down wolves by helicopter…

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Alberta slaughters more than 1,000 wolves and hundreds of other animals

Killing wolves for "sport"

Published on 2015.01.10 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast Blog

The killing of 1000 Alberta wolves in the name of caribou conservation and science doesn’t stop at wolves. Raincoast reveals the full story and urges public action.

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Roy Henry Vickers prints support ‘salvation fish project’

Published on 2014.11.05 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast Blog

Prints now available. All proceeds go to the ‘Salvation Fish initiative.’ Thanks to Picture Perfect Gallery and Hemp & Company for their support…

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Doing Science that Matters

Megan Adams

Published on 2014.10.17 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast Blog

Megan Adams
Raincoast PhD student writes for The Equation: a blog on independent science + practical solution, about her work and experience on the BC coast

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Raincoast art available for display and purchase

Painting by Alan Wylie of sea lions on a rocky haulout

Published on 2014.10.08 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast Blog

Many pieces from the Art for an Oil-Free Coast initiative are still available for purchase or viewing. Generous local galleries and sponsors are hosting the art…

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A “beary” epic field season – by Lia Chalifour

Young grizzly bear exercising his omnivory through herbivory

Published on 2014.08.31 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast Blog

I’m sitting in Calgary but my heart is back in the Great Bear Rainforest, where I spent two months working with Raincoast’s bear research project……

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Bear work in Heiltsuk Territory – Guest blog by Ayla Brown


Published on 2014.06.27 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast Blog

“So what are you doing anyways?” People have been asking me this a lot recently. Answer: Setting up hair snares in the Great Bear Rainforest…

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