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Press Releases from Raincoast Conservation Foundation

Media release: ‘We’re nowhere near a ‘world class oil spill response’


Published on 2016.10.19 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Fuel spill in Heiltsuk Territory underscores rhetoric in federal and provincial messaging as environmental damage builds in the Great Bear Rainforest…

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Supreme Court of Canada asked to weigh-in on future of Environmental Assessment Law

A humpback jumps into the air in the Pacific ocean.

Published on 2016.09.22 | by Raincoast | in Oil free coast, Press Releases

Ecojustice lawyers, acting on behalf of Raincoast, have filed an application to appeal aspects of the Northern Gateway decision to the Supreme Court of Canada…

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Immediate action essential for Southern Resident killer whales


Published on 2016.07.21 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Raincoast releases video to encourage public comments on the killer whale action plan.
Public comment period ends August 14th…

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Court Ruling Shuts Door on Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipeline


Published on 2016.06.30 | by Raincoast | in Oil free coast, Press Releases

The court confirmed that the federal government’s consultations with First Nations were insufficient. Ecojustice lawyer Barry Robinson, representing Raincoast and Livings Oceans, said his clients are thrilled that the court has quashed Enbridge’s permits.

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Environmental groups launch court challenge over NEB’s Kinder Morgan report

Killer Whale in the Pacific

Published on 2016.06.17 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Ecojustice lawyers, representing Living Oceans and Raincoast, have filed for a judicial review of the NEB’s report that recommended the federal Cabinet approve the Kinder Morgan pipeline…

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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

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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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