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At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast

At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast

Published on 2016.09.12 | by Raincoast | in Publications, Reports & Books

Released by Rocky Mountain Books, this nonfiction book shares the unique story of conservation scientist Dr. Caroline Fox as she surveys marine birds on BC’s coast, calling attention to the urgent conservation challenges faced by many of these birds…

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Marine birds and chronic oil pollution on Canada’s Pacific coast


Published on 2016.09.09 | by Raincoast | in Marine Mammals & Birds, Publications, Scientific Literature

Chronic oil pollution is a serious issue in BC. More oil enters the global marine environment from low-level human activities than catastrophic oil spills. Evidence also suggests that these chronic level spills collectively kill more birds than catastrophic spills…

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The ecology of conflict

Artelle et al Bear Infographic_HakaiRainCoast_By Josh Silberg

Published on 2016.05.17 | by Raincoast | in Grizzly Bears, Publications, Salmon

New study from Raincoast and partners finds that when salmon abundance is low, human conflict with bears increases…

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Pacific herring & fisheries management in Canada: a new era or history repeated?

Herring - photo by Caroline Fox

Published on 2016.05.09 | by Raincoast | in Publications

A letter by Raincoast researchers published in Ocean & Coastal Management documents the controversy around the commercial ‘roe herring’ fishery…

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Fear of large carnivores causes a trophic cascade


Published on 2016.03.02 | by Raincoast | in Large Carnivores, Publications, Scientific Literature

Raincoast PhD candidate, Justin Suraci and colleagues publish study from BC’s Gulf Islands on the role of fear in maintaining healthy ecosystems…

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Updated marine mammal distribution and abundance estimates for British Columbia


Published on 2016.01.06 | by Raincoast | in Marine Mammals & Birds, Publications, Scientific Literature

Distribution and abundance estimates from five years (7 seasons) of marine mammal survey in BC’s coastal waters

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The role of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in conservation


Published on 2015.12.04 | by Raincoast | in Publications

Raincoast’s Dr. Paul Paquet has written a guest commentary on the role of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) in conservation…

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Hunted wolves are under stress

Wolves standing in the cross hairs of a gun sight

Published on 2014.11.18 | by Raincoast | in Coastal Wolves, Publications

Journal Paper: Heavily hunted wolves have higher stress and reproductive steroids than wolves with lower hunting pressure…

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Publication Summary 2012

Published on 2013.01.05 | by Misty MacDuffee | in Publications

This is the list of papers published in scientific journals by Raincoast science staff and/or our grizzly, wolf, salmon, and marine programs through to the end of 2012.

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