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July 7th 2014

Roadside bear kills raise monitoring concerns

Cara McKenna / Nanaimo Daily News
Two mutilated black bears found on a roadside last month have prompted Raincoast to compare Vancouver Island’s remote hunting areas to the wild west…

June 28th 2014

Kinder Morgan: Putting the Salish Sea at Risk

Chris Genovali / Seaside Magazine
Weaving through an archipelago, the mixing of large freshwater rivers with marine waters has created an ocean rich with life…

June 25th 2014

Fishing plan decreases protection for BC’s endangered salmon

Conservation groups are concerned federal fishing plan impacts endangered salmon runs when sustainable fishing alternatives are available…

June 17th 2014

Supertankers to the coast: Canada approves building controversial pipeline

Joel Connelly / Seattle PI
The Canadian government gave green light to construction of a pipeline that would carry 525,000 barrels of oil a day from Alberta’s tar sands…

June 10th 2014

Wolves on BC island genetically different from those on mainland

Dirk Meissner / The Canadian Press
Wolf researchers from Raincoast and UVic find that island wolves have diet that consists of marine foods, up to 75 per cent…

June 10th 2014

Study shows juvenile coho salmon benefit from dining on the distant remains of their cousins

Let them spawn! New study by SFU and Raincoast finds high coho numbers follow strong chum and pink salmon returns…


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