BC’s killer whales get their day in court
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BC’s killer whales get their day in court

The Georgia Straight  – Commentary By Misty MacDuffee and Chris Genovali As British Columbia’s southern resident killer whales return to local waters, many scientists and citizens are growing increasingly concerned for their future. Even with new arrivals in local pods, the population still needs to show clear signs of recovery.

Canada’s killer whales get their day in court
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Canada’s killer whales get their day in court

Guest Commentary Misty MacDuffee and Chris Genovali for BUZZFLASH As British Columbia’s southern-resident killer whales are welcomed back to local waters, many scientists and citizens are growing increasing concerned for their future. Even with new arrivals to our local pods, the population still needs to show clear signs of recovery. One action we hope will…

Environmentalists in court to extend protection for killer whales‎

Environmentalists in court to extend protection for killer whales‎

By Judith Lavoie, Victoria Times Colonist VICTORIA — Environmental groups will be in court this week arguing the federal government is failing to adequately protect critical habitat for endangered and threatened pods of killer whales. Ecojustice lawyer Margot Venton is asking the Federal Court of Canada for a judicial review, claiming the government is acting…

Applications of Paleolimnology to Sockeye Lakes

Applications of Paleolimnology to Sockeye Lakes

MacDuffee, M and E. MacIssac. 2009.  Applications of paleolimnology to sockeye salmon nursery lakes and ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska: Proceedings of a workshop at the Institute of Ocean Sciences.  Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2847.  Fisheries and Oceans Canada Applications of Paleolimnology to Sockeye Salmon Nursery Lakes and Ecosystems…

Host a movie night

A great way to spread awareness, have fun and generate  support for coastal conservation is to host your own Raincoast evening. Make popcorn and show one of our award-winning films to a group of school kids or have your business friends over for a martini party. The spectrum is wide open. Raincoast staff are happy to give…