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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 Oil-free coast, 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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Gary Holman’s community office hosts conservation art pieces

Painting by Alan Wylie of sea lions on a rocky haulout

Published on | by Raincoast | in Oil-free coast

MLA Gary Holman’s community office in Sidney BC is hosting paintings from Raincoast’s Oil-Free Coast art collection as part of the 2014 ArtSea Festival.

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Coastal Grizzlies on the Move

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Published on 2014.09.04 | by Raincoast | in Grizzlies

Seaside Magazine: Grizzlies are moving to islands. Their presence should trigger greater habitat protection in the Great Bear Rainforest…

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Oil spill simulation gets locals talking about possibility of crude along the Salish Sea

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Published on 2014.08.29 | by Raincoast | in Oil-free coast

Jenny Uechi / Vancouver Observer
Tamara Phillips was swimming near Stanley Park when her eye caught a glimpse of a yellow card floating along the water’s surface…

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Oil Spill Simulated On B.C.’s Fraser River, Burrard Inlet

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Published on 2014.08.28 | by Raincoast | in Oil-free coast

The Huffington Post B.C.
Researchers place bright yellow cards into the Fraser River to simulate how far a potential oil spill from the Trans Canada pipeline would spread…

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Oil cards expected to wash up along Richmond’s shores

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Published on | by Raincoast | in Oil-free coast

Graeme Wood / Richmond News
If you’ve walked along the dyke recently, you might be asking yourself: What are those yellow things floating in the Fraser River or stuck on the rocks…

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Drift cards released on Fraser River to simulate pipeline oil spill risk

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Published on 2014.08.27 | by Raincoast | in Oil-free coast

Larry Pynn / Vancouver Sun
400 drift cards were released into the Fraser River to better understand where a Kinder Morgan oil spill might go…

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‘This could be oil’: Drift cards tossed into Fraser River to simulate oil spill

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Published on | by Raincoast | in Media Coverage, Oil-free coast

Emily Jackson / Metro
Four hundred plywood drift cards stamped with the warning “This could be oil” were tossed into the Fraser River Tuesday to simulate how far oil could travel…

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Organizers of oil spill simulation ask for help from B.C. residents

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Published on | by Raincoast | in Oil-free coast

Jen St. Denis / Business In Vancouver
Two environmental groups are asking British Columbians to help them track where and how oil would spill in the waters around Vancouver in the event of a tanker leak…

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