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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
The Canadian government plans to kill wolves once again to try to save woodland caribou. An earlier murder escapade in Alberta didn’t work and there’s no reason to assume this one will…

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Island cougars on losing end of interactions with humans

Cougar by Klaus Pommerenke

Published on 2015.01.27 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Katherine Dedyna / Times Colonist
Wildlife might be close to the hearts of B.C. residents in theory, but in real life, it’s rare for cougars who come into contact with humans to survive the encounter…

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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

“Peace on Earth” should extend goodwill and compassion to the non-human families and communities with whom we share this planet…

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Canada failing to protect habitat of imperilled species

Woodland caribou Canada

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

BH_WolfRunning-low

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

VanSun_wolf

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?

JH-cropped baner-marked

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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