Raincoast Conservation Foundation
We use rigorous, peer-reviewed science and grassroots activism to further our conservation objectives. We call this approach ‘informed advocacy’ and it is unique amongst conservation efforts. We investigate to understand coastal species and processes. We inform by bringing science to decision makers and communities. We inspire action to protect wildlife and their wilderness habitats.
A “beary” epic field season – by Lia Chalifour
I’m sitting in Calgary but my heart is back in the Great Bear Rainforest, where I spent two months working with Raincoast’s bear research project……
Oil spill simulation gets locals talking about possibility of crude along the Salish Sea
Jenny Uechi / Vancouver Observer
Tamara Phillips was swimming near Stanley Park when her eye caught a glimpse of a yellow card floating along the water’s surface…
Oil Spill Simulated On B.C.’s Fraser River, Burrard Inlet
The Huffington Post B.C.
Researchers place bright yellow cards into the Fraser River to simulate how far a potential oil spill from the Trans Canada pipeline would spread…
Oil cards expected to wash up along Richmond’s shores
Graeme Wood / Richmond News
If you’ve walked along the dyke recently, you might be asking yourself: What are those yellow things floating in the Fraser River or stuck on the rocks…