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Press Releases from Raincoast Conservation Foundation

National Energy Board fails killer whales

Three orcas swim from right to left.

Published on 2016.05.19 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases, southern resident killer whales

The NEB’s approval of Kinder Morgan’s TMX jeopardizes the survival of BC’s endangered southern resident killer whales, increasing the probability that they will ultimately go extinct, asserted Raincoast…

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At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast


Published on 2016.05.09 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast shares the unique story of conservation scientist Dr. Caroline Fox as she sails thousands of kilometers along the BC coast, surveying marine birds…

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Coastal Revival: A five part mini-series

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Published on 2016.05.02 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

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

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Raincoast reps at Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference

A salt marsh at the mouth of the Fraser River is used by juvenile salmon, other fish species, and thousands of resident and migratory birds.  Photo: M. MacDuffee

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

Raccoon foraging in intertidal zone

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

SRKW critical habitat and KM tanker route-web

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

Salish sea cover

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


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

Photo:  CFN Great Bear initiative

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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