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April 17th 2014

‘Drift cards’ found washing ashore

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…

April 15th 2014

Opinion: BC government wants grizzly bears dead

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…

April 14th 2014

In small Canadian town democracy wins, tar sands lose

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…

April 3rd 2014

British Columbia’s controversial spring grizzly bear hunt now open

Dene Moore CP / The Globe and Mail
British Columbia’s controversial spring grizzly bear hunt opened Tuesday, with one of the highest number of hunting authorizations issued in decades…

April 3rd 2014

It’s in the cards; spread of possible oil spill tracked by ‘drift card’ study

Staff Report / San Juan Journal
Conservation groups from Washington and British Columbia commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill by launching 650 ‘drift cards’ along Salish Sea oil tanker routes…

March 25th 2014

When Science-Based Management Isn’t

Raincoast & SFU scientists just published a letter in the international journal SCIENCE. It calls out the BC gov’t for making politically motivated decisions and calling them ‘scientific’…

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