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Reports and Books
As a natural extension of our primary scientific literature, Raincoast also compiles popular reports designed to inform the public, stakeholders, and decision makers on conservation issues relevant to coastal British Columbia.
Our 2010 report, What’s at Stake: the Cost of Oil on British Columbia’s Priceless Coast, draws on five years of at-sea surveys by Raincoast scientists, but places the future of BC’s unique coastline in a broader ecological context. It informed the early discussions regarding the potential of oil tankers and associated activities along the coast.
Potential acoustic impacts of increased vessel traffic on Southern Resident Killer Whales
Dr. Chris Clark, acoustic expert from Cornell University, describes how noise and disturbance from vessels in the Salish Sea are likely impacting killer whales…
Population Viability Analysis of southern resident killer whales
Expert report on the viability of the southern resident killer whale population in the face of existing and future threats within their critical habitat of the Salish Sea…
Wolf and caribou management backgrounder
Raincoast’s Dr. Paul Paquet provides an overview on the fallacy of killing wolves to recover caribou…