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April 15th 2014

Opinion: BC government wants grizzly bears dead

Chris Genovali / Special to the Vancouver Sun
We want these bears dead. This is the message the B.C. government’s “reallocation policy” sends to Raincoast, to British Columbians, and to the world…

April 3rd 2014

British Columbia’s controversial spring grizzly bear hunt now open

Dene Moore CP / The Globe and Mail
British Columbia’s controversial spring grizzly bear hunt opened Tuesday, with one of the highest number of hunting authorizations issued in decades…

March 25th 2014

When Science-Based Management Isn’t

Raincoast & SFU scientists just published a letter in the international journal SCIENCE. It calls out the BC gov’t for making politically motivated decisions and calling them ‘scientific’…

March 25th 2014

Grizzly hunt fails test of science, experts say

Stephen Hume / Vancouver Sun
BC’s management of the trophy hunt fails the most basic scientific standards, says a letter from four scientists to the international journal Science…

March 24th 2014

Canadian grizzly bears face expanded hunt

Nicola Jones / Nature
As BC prepares to open its annual grizzly hunt, scientists are protesting the provincial government’s decision to increase the kills…

March 24th 2014

Where’s the science?

Paul Paquet & Bob Ferris / S.J. Mercury News
Sadly, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has recently shown contempt for both when it comes to the recovery of gray wolves…

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