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


The Time Has Come for a Different Way of ‘Managing’ Canada’s Wildlife

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Published on 2015.08.23 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Chris Genovali and Paul Paquet/Huffington Post
The senseless killing of Cecil the lion has catalyzed a worldwide discussion about the gratuitous trophy hunting of large carnivores…

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Humans Are a “Unique Super-Predator” Claims New Research

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Published on 2015.08.21 | by Raincoast | in In the News, Scientific Literature

Marc Bekoff/Psychology Today
This morning my email inbox was brimming over with news about an essay published in Science by researchers from UVic and Raincoast…

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Humans are ‘superpredators’ like no other species

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Published on 2015.08.20 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Emily Chung/CBC News
Humans are predators so unique and extreme that they are “superpredators” in a class apart from other carnivores…

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The human ‘superpredator’ is unique — and unsustainable, study says

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Published on | by Raincoast | in In the News

Amina Khan/Los Angeles Times
If you’re looking for the world’s top “superpredator,” look no further than your own reflection…

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Humans are unsustainable super-predators

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Published on | by Raincoast | in In the News

Randy Shore/Vancouver Sun
Humans have emerged as a unique class of “super-predators,” exploiting other animals in ways seldom seen in the natural world…

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Alberta must call a truce in war on wolves

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Published on 2015.08.14 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Sadie Parr and Chris Genovali/Calgary Herald
Grey wolves in Alberta are exposed to lethal threats from every angle, including aerial gunning, neck snares, and poison-baits that lure wolves to excruciating deaths…

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Opinion: Cecil the lion and compassionate conservation

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Published on 2015.08.11 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Chris Genovali and Paul Paquet/Vancouver Sun
The senseless killing of Cecil the lion has catalyzed a worldwide discussion about the gratuitous trophy hunting of large carnivores…

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Conservation groups call for salmon protection in the face of extreme conditions

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Published on 2015.07.21 | by Raincoast | in In the News, Press Releases

Six conservation groups are calling on DFO to act on unprecedented river conditions by reducing mixed stock fisheries and protecting spawning salmon…

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Opinion: Saving more than memories

Three orcas swim from right to left.

Published on 2015.07.18 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Vancouver Sun opinion piece by Raincoast’s Misty MacDuffee and Chris Genovali discusses the future of Canada’s endangered southern resident killer whales in the Salish Sea…

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