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Press Releases from Raincoast Conservation Foundation

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


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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Conservation groups call for salmon protection in the face of extreme conditions

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Published on 2015.07.21 | by Raincoast | in In the News, Press Releases

Six conservation groups are calling on DFO to act on unprecedented river conditions by reducing mixed stock fisheries and protecting spawning salmon…

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Novel species interactions: black bears respond to Pacific herring spawn

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Published on 2015.05.26 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Raincoast researchers document the first scientific evidence of a cross-ecosystem interaction between Pacific herring and black bears, two prominent species that play substantive roles in coastal ecosystems…

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Witnessing extinction: habitat loss, caribou and the wolf cull

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Published on 2015.05.14 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Eight environmental groups applaud a recently published scientific report that reveals how much habitat the caribou in the South Peace region have lost…

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Raincoast launches BC wolf cull billboard campaign

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Published on 2015.04.16 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Raincoast has launched a billboard campaign calling attention to the inhumane slaughter of wolves that is occurring at the hands of the BC government…

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Experimental wolf cull in Alberta ignites scientific criticism over inhumane research

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Published on 2015.02.11 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Scientists from the Raincoast and the Universities of Saskatchewan and Victoria denounce the failure of researchers, government agencies, research institutions, and the scientific publishing process to abide by recognized ethical standards of animal research and welfare…

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Directly Affected – From Burnaby to Ottawa

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Published on 2015.01.13 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Three Vancouver filmmakers and Raincoast are launching a national tour to ask Canadians how they are Directly Affected by oil sands development…

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