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Coastal Wolves

A collection of Raincoast’s published scientific papers, abstracts, and conference proceedings regarding the unique wolves who inhabit the coast of British Columbia.


Maintaining Ethical Standards during Conservation Crises

A wolf with cubs

Published on 2015.02.11 | by Raincoast | in Coastal Wolves

Raincoast scientists publish response to paper advocating Alberta’s wolf cull in the name of caribou recovery. It addresses the ethics and science of the approach and methods that were published in Canadian Journal of Zoology, November 2015…

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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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Population genetic structure of gray wolves in a marine archipelago…

salmon-eating wolves of the Pacific coast

Published on 2014.07.13 | by Raincoast | in Coastal Wolves

Researchers find differences between BC’s coastal and mainland wolves. Published in BMC Ecology

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Animal welfare papers presented at conference: Abstracts

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Published on 2012.10.24 | by Raincoast | in Animal Welfare, Coastal Wolves

Raincoast has been pushing the idea of animal welfare considerations in wildlife management. The topic was addressed at the Wildlife Society’s Annual Conference where Raincoast presented two papers.

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Genetic differentiation in wolves

Published on 2012.01.05 | by Raincoast | in Coastal Wolves

This paper examines genetic differentiation in a population of southwestern Manitoba wolves. Published in Conservation Genetics

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Simulating effects of human disturbance on a wolf population in Manitoba, Canada

VanSun_wolf

Published on 2011.12.05 | by Raincoast | in Coastal Wolves

Stronen et al. 2012 Simulating effects of human disturbance on a wolf population in Manitoba, Canada

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The importance of large carnivores: Awakening Spirits

Awakening Spirits

Published on 2011.02.21 | by Raincoast | in Coastal Wolves

A new book chapter by Raincoast senior scientist Dr. Paul Paquet and co-authors discusses the ecological role of large carnivores on the landscape…

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Dogs as sentinels of disease in wildlife and humans

Atticus, keta and goldie-low

Published on 2011.02.13 | by Raincoast | in Coastal Wolves

Exposure to infectious agents in dogs in remote coastal British Columbia: Possible sentinels of diseases in wildlife and humans. Heather M. Bryan, Chris T. Darimont, Paul C. Paquet, John A. Ellis, Noriko Goji, Maëlle Gouix, Judit E. Smits Citation: Bryan, Heather M., Chris T. Darimont, Paul C. Paquet, John A. Ellis, Noriko Goji, Maëlle Gouix, and Judit E. […]

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Would you like worms with that?

black-tailed deer are primary diet of BC's coastal wolves

Published on 2010.04.22 | by Raincoast | in Coastal Wolves, Scientific Literature

Raincoast researchers publish paper on unexpected discovery. Conservation research can lead to unexpected findings. Sometimes these surprises relate to our core questions while other times they belong in a science fiction film.  One of these findings occurred while we were studying diseases that might harm wildlife in coastal BC. Though not what we set out […]

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