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Announcements – Marine habitat and climate

January 27th 2012

Raincoast: Unilateral tagging plan by US threatens killer whales

A US plan to tag the endangered southern resident killer whales that ply both sides of the international boundary is meeting with growing opposition…

November 12th 2010

Message In A Bottle

Island Tides, November 11, 2010

As part of an effort to understand ocean currents, and how they would influence the movement of a potential oil spill, scientists from IOS recently teamed up with the Gitga’at and Raincoast to drop ‘drift’ bottles…

June 17th 2010

Feds sued over lack of protection for killer whales

The trial to protect BC’s resident killer whales and their critical habitat began Tuesday June 15, 2010 in the federal courthouse in Vancouver, BC.  Ecojustice is representing Raincoast and eight other conservation groups.  The following links will give you more information about the story and the case. The halls of Justice: Day 1 (Blog) BCs […]

May 3rd 2010

Gulf oil spill spurs Canadian concerns

In the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster, federal opposition parties are calling for emergency hearings before the Commons Natural Resources Committee to discuss the need for more stringent safeguards against oil spills in Canada’s Arctic. But the public needs be properly and clearly informed as to the risks and tradeoffs with […]

December 8th 2009

Oil sands, tankers and climate. Raincoast speaks out

Climate change is real and demands a concerted effort Vancouver Sun Climategate’s a convenient sideshow to the real issue Victoria News Climategate a convenient sideshow Ottawa Citizen Climategate is first in a new wave of attacks The Ecologist Hopenhagen or Dopenhagen? Common Dreams, Georgia Strait, Climate change policy in the dark Toronto Star Now the […]


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