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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.

Federal approval of Kinder Morgan pipeline project unlawful

Ecojustice, Raincoast and Livings Oceans launch lawsuit to protect endangered killer whales from Trans Mountain oil tankers…

Trudeau’s Pipeline Approval Faces Court Challenge From Conservation Groups

Huffington Post/Bruce Cheadle, Canadian Press
Conservation groups have filed a new court challenge to the federal government’s approval of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline…

It’s Oil or Orcas

by Judith Lavoie, The Tyee
Southern Resident killer whales threatened by increased tanker traffic, experts say…

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…

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…