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Press Releases from Raincoast Conservation Foundation


Coastal Revival: A five part mini-series

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Published on 2016.05.02 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Launching today, a new five-part documentary series, Coastal Revival, tells the story of how First Nations, conservationists, researchers and ecotourism are combining to protect some of the most emblematic wildlife on BC’s coast…

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Raincoast reps at Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference

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Published on 2016.04.12 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Raincoast biologists are at the Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference this week discussing their work in the Salish Sea and the Fraser Estuary…

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Fear itself can help restore ecosystems

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Published on 2016.02.23 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

A new study by Raincoast scientists and collaborators demonstrates that the fear top predators inspire can have cascading effects down the food chain critical to maintaining healthy ecosystems…

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Conservation groups urge the NEB to reject Kinder Morgan pipeline

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Published on 2016.01.25 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

“The quantity of Kinder Morgan’s evidence does not make it quality evidence,” said Karen Campbell, Ecojustice lawyer for Raincoast and Living Oceans…

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Value of the Salish Sea revealed in new report

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Published on 2016.01.20 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Raincoast’s a new report today encourages decision makers and residents to fully consider what is at stake from a host of proposed coastal energy and shipping projects…

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Province quietly extends public consultation period on Peace Region grizzly and wolf hunt proposals

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Published on 2016.01.08 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Press Release: BC government has extended its public feedback period to January 31, for proposals to increase trophy killing of wolves and grizzly bears…

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Media release: NHL’s Clayton Stoner in court today on multiple charges for grizzly killing

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Published on 2015.10.09 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

NHLer Clayton Stoner is appearing in court today to face multiple charges regarding his trophy killing of a well-known grizzly bear…

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Raincoast and partners go to court to quash Enbridge pipeline approval

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Published on 2015.10.05 | by Raincoast | in In the News, Press Releases

Environmental groups are in court today making the case for why the federal government’s approval of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline should be revoked…

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The human super predator revealed

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Published on 2015.08.20 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases, Scientific Literature

A study by Raincoast scientists just released in the journal Science identifies humans as the planet’s super predator…

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