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News and Updates

From the Great Bear Rainforest to the Salish Sea, here is the latest news on our work to protect the lands, waters and wildlife of coastal British Columbia.

Reject Kinder Morgan and say ‘yes’ to recovery of endangered killer whales

Endangered BC orcas could face extinction with Trans Mountain approval

CTV goes in depth with Raincoast to discuss implications to Southern Resident killer whales from Kinder Morgan approval…

Killer Whale in the Pacific

Today’s approval of TMX sanctions probable extinction of the Southern Resident killer whales

Trudeau government’s approval is neither science-based nor in Canada’s best interest, and does not safeguard killer whales…


Reject Kinder Morgan and say ‘yes’ to recovery of endangered killer whales

Raincoast video urges public action to reject Kinder Morgan and recover endangered Southern Resident killer whales…

A grizzly looks to the left of the image in the coastal rainforest in front of wispy mist.

Raincoast reacts to NDP grizzly hunt announcement

The policy of allowing the killing of grizzly bears for sport has no economic, ecological or ethical justification…

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Big oil v orcas: Canadians fight pipeline that threatens killer whales

The Guardian: Trans Mountain Expansion project poses the greatest risk yet to a killer whale population on the edge of extinction…


A Diesel Spill is putting the World’s Largest Temperate Rainforest at Risk

Almost three weeks later, the sunken tug is still there, still intermittently leaking diesel, and clean-up efforts have barely begun…


Notes from the Field: After the spill

As a Raincoast biologist privileged to call Waglisla (Bella Bella) in Heiltsuk Territory home, this is a story I wish I wasn’t writing…

Cougar by Klaus Pommerenke

Trophy hunting of cougars may increase cougar-human conflict, study finds

Cougar trophy hunting in B.C. is linked to human conflicts, according to a study published Monday by researchers from the University of Victoria, the University of Cape Town and the Raincoast Conservation Foundation…


Death of L95 and the lives of Southern Resident killer whales

Misty MacDuffee speaks with Roundhouse Radio about the life and death of Southern Resident killer whales…