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300 scientists call on feds to reject Northern Gateway

Two Raincoast scientists were among 300 Canadian university scientists that are calling on the federal government to reject the Northern Gateway proposal…

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Premature: Raincoast comments on SARA down-listing of humpbacks

Raincoast is concerned the proposed down-listing of SARA listed North Pacific humpback whales in BC is premature. We submitted comments in May 2014 to the federal government…

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Enbridge Northern Gateway is proposing a pipeline and oil tankers through BC

NORTHERN GATEWAY: The battle is only begining

Globe and Mail
The Northern Gateway project is unlikely to be built anytime soon. Legal challenges and blockades suggest opposition has just begun…

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Humpback out back

Critics say Canada shouldn’t have taken Humpback Whales off the Endangered Species List

David P. Ball / VICE
The Canadian government’s announcement that it’s knocking humpback whales off its endangered species list has critics pulling their “Save the whales!” signs from the 1980s out of storage…

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Comment: Down-listing puts humpbacks in jeopardy

Misty MacDuffee & Chris Genovali
Times Colonist
The federal government intends to down-list the status of North Pacific humpback whales…

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humpback Troupe Narows Great Bear Rainforest

Feds removal of humpback whales from at-risk list questioned

David P. Ball / 24 hours Vancouver
Humpback whales were removed from Canada’s species-at-risk list Tuesday, a decision some scientists allege was fast-tracked under political pressure…

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