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Notes from the Field

Raincoast’s monthly e-newsletter detailing our science, field work, events, and breaking conservation updates.


New study shows Canada’s species at risk rarely recover

A lone killer whale swimming near a rocky out crop

Published on 2014.12.08 | by Raincoast | in Notes from the Field

What do the North Atlantic Right Whale, the Woodland Caribou and the Spotted Bat all have in common? Like hundreds of other species in Canada, all three are at elevated risk of going extinct.

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Are you Directly Affected by the Kinder Morgan proposal?

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Published on 2014.10.31 | by Raincoast | in Notes from the Field

Raincoast has upcoming film premieres of Directly Affected in Vancouver and Victoria. Check out dates and locations…

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Adopt a drift card to help protect our coast

Raincoast Card Drop Saltspring

Published on 2014.08.26 | by Andy | in Notes from the Field

Our drift card study is a perfect example of research that creatively meshes science with public awareness…

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Grizzly visions, dreams and celebrations on Canada Day

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Published on 2014.07.01 | by Raincoast | in Notes from the Field

Raincoast’s Ross Dixon writes about Canada’s grizzly heritage from the Khutzeymateen Valley on BC’s coast…

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Earth Day for an Oil-Free Coast

Bateman in Great Bear

Published on 2014.04.18 | by Raincoast | in Notes from the Field

For Earth Day 2014 Raincoast has teamed up with the Sierra Club BC to bring you an evening of inspiration and entertainment headlined by renowned artist Robert Bateman…

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Herring: Food for the masses, food for all classes

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Published on 2014.03.03 | by Raincoast | in Notes from the Field

These little silver fish feed and provide nutrients into the land and wildlife much the same way that salmon do…

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Hello from Haida Gwaii

A stack of drift cards with the message "this could be oil"

Published on 2014.02.15 | by Raincoast | in Notes from the Field

Walking down their favourite beach, Sian and Allan were not thinking of oil spills until they found a bright yellow drift card and its message, this could be oil…

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Enbridge -1, Humpbacks – 0

Humpback out back

Published on | by Misty MacDuffee | in Notes from the Field

One hundred years ago, British Columbia’s humpback whales had many reasons to fear humans…

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We stand on guard… against big oil

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Published on 2013.07.01 | by Raincoast | in Notes from the Field

Happy Canada Day from Raincoast and a message from our executive director, Chris Genovali…

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