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Eco-tourism worth billions trumps value of Kinder Morgan project, new report argues

Salish sea cover

Published on 2016.01.23 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Charles Mandel/National Observer
A new report tears into the Kinder Morgan TMX application, saying the company’s environmental assessments show a lack of scientific rigour…

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Even without spill, tankers are risky: report

Salish sea cover

Published on 2016.01.21 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Richard Watts/Times Colonist
The 108-page report released by Raincoast says various studies have shown Canada is ill prepared to deal with a large oil spill in southern B.C. waters…

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New report adds billions to cost of oil spill off BC’s south coast

Salish sea cover

Published on | by Raincoast | in In the News

Randy Shore/Vancouver Sun
Environmental and risk assessments for projects that would increase tanker traffic in southwestern BC fail to consider billions of dollars in potential impacts, according to a new report by Raincoast…

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National Energy Board refuses to accept study on diluted bitumen

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Published on 2016.01.05 | by Raincoast | in In the News, Oil free coast

The Georgia Straight
One of the most important reports submitted to the NEB’s review of the proposed Trans Mountain expansion has been denied, according to a biologist with Raincoast…

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NEB timelines imposed by Harper government obstruct rigorous scientific assessment

Oil tanker in BC waters

Published on 2015.12.24 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Karen Wristen and Paul Paquet/Vancouver Sun
The NEB’s assessment of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion has again demonstrated why tight timelines work to defeat rigorous scientific assessment…

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Wolf hunting in Peace Region could have no limits, province proposes

Killing wolves for "sport"

Published on 2015.12.11 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Radio West/CBC News
B.C.’s Ministry of Forestry, Lands and Natural Resource Operations wants to remove limits how many wolves hunters can kill in the Peace Region and when…

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BC Ferries pulls anti-wolf cull ads after complaint

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Published on 2015.11.07 | by Raincoast | in In the News

CBC News/All Points West
Raincoast is incredulous after a single passenger complaint caused BC Ferries to review and then pull the group’s anti-wolf cull ads…

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Comment: Grizzly ‘hunter’ returns with rich array of trophies

A grizzly stares into the fog

Published on 2015.11.05 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Rebecca Boyd / Times Colonist
I spent 11 days on a fall grizzly “hunt” in coastal BC with Raincoast, a nonprofit working to protect grizzlies and their habitat…

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Comment: ‘Pack it out’ plan for grizzly hunts doesn’t work

3 trophy hunters kneel behind a dead grizzly.

Published on 2015.10.31 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Chris Darimont, Kyle Artelle & Paul Paquet/Times Colonist
Trophy hunting of grizzly bears is opposed by 90 per cent of British Columbians, including scientists, environmentalists, First Nations and most hunters…

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