Join the fray

Join the fray

Time for BC boycott Calgary Herald, July 16, 2010 Edmonton Journal, July 18, 2010 Regarding the billboard ads urging Americans not to visit Alberta this summer, B.C. conservation groups might want to take a page from U.S. environmental organizations and adopt a similar campaign urging British Columbians to “rethink” travelling to Alberta.

Now protect grizzly habitat

Now protect grizzly habitat

Letter to the Editor, Edmonton Journal Re: Grizzlies at risk: province; Dwindling bears given threatened status,  The Journal, June 4. Sustainable Resource Development Minister Mel Knight should be commended for finally listing the province’s grizzly bears as a threatened species and for keeping the trophy hunting ban in place. However, he falls critically short by…

Follow Raincoast at Huffington Post

Follow Raincoast at Huffington Post

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Recent Articles:
Kill for Cash: Coyotes are targeted in Nova Scotia’s “pelt incentive program”
The Death Cults Among Us: Wolves are targets on both sides of the Canada US border
Enbridge Northern Gateway Project: Enbridge’s record and Canadian wildlife mean too great a risk from oil tankers on the BC coast.

Oil and water

Oil and water

Is America’s Chernobyl in Canada’s future? Monday Magazine Many Canadians have been anxiously following the unfolding Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster and are experiencing a deep sense of unease as they scan the daily media reports. Such foreboding is clearly understandable as one can’t help thinking this might be a nightmarish peek into one…

The ‘Get Out’ Migration

The ‘Get Out’ Migration

Reflecting on last Saturday’s finale of Alexandra Morton’s amazing Get Out Migration, the walk from Sidney (starting at the Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre) to the legislature was absolutely inspiring. The Ocean Discovery Centre had a great Get Out Migration exhibit, along with a moving montage of images from the Get Out Migration’s previous legs, accompanied…

Not your average bear

Not your average bear

As Raincoast’s research vessel Achiever pulled into the inlet on British Columbia’s north coast I glassed the port side shoreline with my binoculars, checking for wildlife.  It was that magical time right before dusk when unexpected and unusual things often manifest in the coastal fall alpenglow.