Raincoast Conservation Foundation
We use rigorous, peer-reviewed science and community engagement 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.
Save the Great Bears
Working with our Coastal First Nations partners, our goal is to acquire all remaining commercial hunting tenures in the Great Bear Rainforest. You can help us stop the killing…
Protecting killer whales
Raincoast uses science, public education and the courts to protect Canada’s endangered salmon-eating killer whales. But their survival requires your voice and action….
Raincoast’s court case argues that federal approval of TransMountain’s oil tankers violates Canada’s Species at Risk Act and pushes Southern Resident killer whales closer to extinction.
Fraser River Estuary Project
To understand, mitigate, and reduce habitat impacts from industrial proposals, Raincoast and partners seek a better understanding of estuary use by different species of juvenile wild salmon.
Through directed conservation efforts on umbrella and foundation species, Raincoast strives to protect all species and ecosystem processes existing on BC’s coast.
Raincoast submission on the grizzly hunt consultation
On November 1, 2017, Raincoast submitted our comments to the Province of British Columbia’s grizzly hunt consultation process…
Raincoast’s Misty MacDuffee speaks with CFAX about endangered killer whales
Raincoast’s Misty MacDuffee speaks with CFAX’s Adam Stirling about Southern Resident killer whales and Raincoast’s new study that examines their future…
Save the Great Bears campaign update
The NDP announcement to end all hunting of grizzly bears in the Great Bear Rainforest starting this November is a huge conservation success. But, there is more to be done…
Maple Leaf Adventures makes long-term commitment to Raincoast science and research
Maple Leaf Adventures is a local expedition cruise company who have supported our research and advocacy for a long time. We are honoured they’ve made a 10-year, $100,000 commitment to Raincoast …
Why Canada needs to codify Bill C-48, the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
Misty MacDuffee travelled to Ottawa last week to give testimony to the House of Commons’ Standing Committee in support of Bill C-48…