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


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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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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Your voices against the wolf cull

two wolves running on snow

Published on 2015.01.24 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Read some of the letters written to Minister Steve Thomson, Premier Christy Clark and BC MLAs, in opposition to the government’s wolf cull. Send us yours…

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BC hunting wolves by helicopter to save endangered caribou

Cry wolf banner plain

Published on 2015.01.18 | by Raincoast | in In the News

James Keller/The Canadian Press
Government-contracted hunters were in helicopters over two regions of BC on Thursday as the province launched a controversial wolf culling program in an attempt to save endangered caribou…

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BC government slaughtering wolves

Killing wolves for "sport"

Published on | by Raincoast | in In the News

BC government kills wolves as scapegoats for caribou decline…

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Stop the slaughter of wolves in Alberta and BC

Killing wolves for "sport"

Published on | by Raincoast | in In the News

Chris Genovali/The Huffington Post
Instead of addressing the root cause of caribou decline -habitat loss,- the BC and Alberta governments are slaughtering hundreds of wolves…

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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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