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Coastal Grizzlies on the Move

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Published on 2014.09.04 | by Raincoast | in Grizzlies

Seaside Magazine: Grizzlies are moving to islands. Their presence should trigger greater habitat protection in the Great Bear Rainforest…

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Study confirms grizzlies living on unprotected coastal islands

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Published on 2014.07.24 | by Raincoast | in Grizzlies

Cara McKenna / The Tyee
Local guide’s knowledge, now backed by research from Raincoast and partners, raises major conservation concerns for bears on BC’s coast…

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It makes more economic sense to shoot grizzlies with cameras than guns

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Published on 2014.07.18 | by Raincoast | in Grizzlies

Chris Genovali / Huffington Post
Contrary to Minister Yamamoto’s assertions, there is no ecological, ethical, or economic justification for continuing to trophy kill B.C.’s grizzly bears…

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Grizzly bears more useful alive than dead

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Published on | by Chris Genovali | in Grizzlies

Chris Genovali / Times Colonist
One can only conclude the minister of tourism was poorly briefed with regard to the grizzly hunt after reading about her recent speech on Saltspring…

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Tourism minister’s grizzly comments baffling

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Published on 2014.07.17 | by Raincoast | in Grizzlies

Chris Genovali / Gulf Islands Driftwood
Our analysis showed that in the long term, it makes more economic sense to shoot grizzly bears with cameras than to shoot them with guns…

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Opinion: BC government wants grizzly bears dead

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Published on 2014.04.15 | by Raincoast | in Grizzlies

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…

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British Columbia’s controversial spring grizzly bear hunt now open

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Published on 2014.04.03 | by Raincoast | in Grizzlies

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…

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When Science-Based Management Isn’t

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Published on 2014.03.25 | by Raincoast | in Grizzlies, Grizzly Bears

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’…

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Grizzly hunt fails test of science, experts say

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Published on | by Raincoast | in Grizzlies

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…

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