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

Lori and Goliath

Oil tanker in BC waters

Published on 2015.05.07 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Briony Penn / FOCUS
And now Waters is lending her sizeable talents to Raincoast—one of BC’s most respected scientific research-based environmental groups—where she has been hired to communicate their extensive coastal research…

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Plumbing the depths of the Salish Sea


Published on 2015.04.24 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Angela Cowan / Peninsula News Review
The Raincoast Conservation Foundation is hosting an entertainment-laced evening of Salish Sea inspired scientific talks…

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Tired of waiting for feds, advocates take own path to protect orcas

Three orcas swim from right to left.

Published on 2015.04.05 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Amy Smart / Times Colonist
A group of orca advocates is making its own plans to protect endangered killer whales, saying a federal action plan is overdue…

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A trophy hunt by any other name

A grizzly stands in the forest as beams of sunlight cascade around him

Published on 2015.03.31 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Andrew Weaver’s private member’s bill gives trophy hunters cover by renaming their blood sport as a food hunt…

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Artist to donate thousands via Jimmy Wright original painting

A large white bear painted on a purple background

Published on | by Raincoast | in In the News

Interested in helping Raincoast stop the grizzly bear trophy hunt? Interested in getting a quintessential painting by Jimmy Wright? Read on to discover how you can do both…

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Decade-long increase in hunting licences for grizzlies & black bears

A black bear stands on his hind legs and leans up against a tree

Published on 2015.03.26 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Travis Lupick / Georgia Straight
This season, more bear hunters are expected to take to the province’s forests than in any year in recent memory…

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Comment: Green MLA’s grizzly bill poorly thought out

A grizzly bear eats a salmon during the making of Groundswell

Published on 2015.03.19 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Raincoast takes issue with MLA Andrew Weaver’s re-labelling BC’s grizzly trophy hunt as a food hunt…

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Opinion: Bullets all feel the same to the bears

3 trophy hunters kneel behind a dead grizzly.

Published on 2015.02.12 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Brian Falconer & Chris Genovali/Vancouver Sun
The recent controversy surrounding the tug of war between the B.C. Wildlife Federation and the Guide Outfitters Association of B.C. over the allocation of wildlife is a lurid sideshow…

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Wolf murder Canadian style continues as if it’s conservation

Killing wolves for "sport"

Published on 2015.01.29 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Marc Bekoff/Psychology Today
An earlier murder escapade in Alberta didn’t work and there’s no reason to assume this one will…

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