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Follow Raincoast’s conservation work as it appears in popular media outlets.


Will there be peace on Earth for killer whales?

Orcas breaching, covered in water, in the sunlight

Published on 2014.12.05 | by Chris Genovali | in In the News

At this time of year we can reflect on whether we will ever achieve “peace on earth” unless we are willing to extend goodwill and compassion to the non-human inhabitants with whom we share this planet, especially those whose very existence hangs in the balance…

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Canada failing to protect habitat of imperilled species

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Published on 2014.11.28 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Judith Lavoie / Desmog Canada
Official recognition that a Canadian species is in trouble is no guarantee that the slide towards extinction can be slowed or halted, a new study has found…

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We are all Directly Affected by Kinder Morgan’s proposal

Light filled view of the active passage ways through the Salish Sea

Published on 2014.11.17 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Chris Genovali & Ross Dixon / Huffington Post
Numerous risks associated with Kinder Morgan’s proposal could adversely affect people and wildlife locally, regionally, and globally…

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Stress affects wolves in hunting grounds, and it may alter their evolution: study

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Published on 2014.11.14 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Canadian Press / Globe and Mail
Wolves in areas that are heavily hunted have higher stress and reproductive hormones compared with those under lower hunting pressure…

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Heavily hunted wolves more stressed, study says

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Published on 2014.11.13 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Sarah Petrescu / Times Colonist
Wolves in areas of Canada where they are heavily hunted experience higher levels of stress and reproductive hormones…

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Wolves: Hunting Affects Stress, Reproduction, and Sociality

A wolf lies in the grass, blending into the background

Published on | by Raincoast | in In the News

Marc Bekoff / Psychology Today
A study just published in the journal Functional Ecology shows that heavily hunted wolves show changes…

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Opinion: Are you directly affected by the Kinder Morgan proposal?

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Published on 2014.11.11 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Chris Genovali & Ross Dixon / Vancouver Sun
What do you love about the Fraser River, the Gulf Islands, and the Salish Sea…

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MacLeans covers the trophy hunting of BC grizzly bears

Grizzly with chum- nathan deBruyn

Published on 2014.10.28 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Magazine speaks with three Raincoast leaders about the BC grizzly hunt and the province’s determination to kill bears…

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‘Coast guard under estimated risk of fuel spill’ says Raincoast Captain

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Published on 2014.10.22 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Raincoast’s Captain Brian Falconer speaks with the Times Colonist about the disabled Russian container ship adrift off Haida Gwaii…

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