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Save the Great Bears campaign update

A grizzly bear wanders over the grassy shores of the Great Bear Rainforest.

Published on 2017.11.07 | by Brian Falconer | in For the coast

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…

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Maple Leaf Adventures makes long-term commitment to Raincoast science and research

Kevin Smith, CEO, and Maureen Gordon, Marketing Manager, of Maple Leaf Adventures.

Published on 2017.11.06 | by Chris Genovali, Executive Director | in For the coast

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 …

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Killer Whales versus Kinder Morgan

Published on 2017.10.03 | by Raincoast | in For the coast

Raincoast and Living Oceans Society are in court this week, represented by our lawyers at Ecojustice, to challenge the Kinder Morgan pipeline and defend BC’s endangered Southern Resident killer whales…

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Letter: Kinder Morgan intervenors demand answers from NEB about salmon protection

Spawning channel on the lower mainland.

Published on 2017.10.02 | by Raincoast | in For the coast

Raincoast and Living Oceans detailed concerns over the use of spawning deterrents in important Chinook salmon spawning area in this letter to the National Energy Board…

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New research gives insight into the minds of hunters

A grizzly bear sits down in the shallow water on the BC Coast.

Published on 2017.09.05 | by Chris Darimont | in For the coast

Research from Raincoast and UVic has shed new light on what satisfies hunters. Reporting in the Wildlife Society Bulletin, we found that appreciation of nature and affiliation are common, but less pronounced ‘satisfactions’ expressed by hunters.

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BC government signals challenge for Trans Mountain pipeline on legal grounds

Sockey salmon with bright red bodies swimming upstream in the Great Bear Rainforest.

Published on 2017.08.16 | by Chris Genovali, Executive Director | in For the coast

The BC government’s announcement to challenge the Trans Mountain pipeline is welcome news for BC’s coast. Raincoast, with its partners, is already challenging the NEB and federal government oil tanker and pipeline approval …

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New government moves BC into 21st Century by stopping the hunting of grizzly bears in the Great Bear Rainforest

A grizzly bear stands in the grass near the shallows of the Great Bear Rainforest, in Canada.

Published on 2017.08.14 | by Raincoast | in For the coast

Raincoast is hailing the province’s announcement to end grizzly hunting in the Great Bear Rainforest. We await details of the government’s new policy but anticipate working with the province and First Nations to acquire the remaining commercial hunting territories…

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Innovative new research advances marine conservation in BC’s coastal waters

Aerial view of a humbpack whale.

Published on 2017.08.10 | by Caroline Fox | in For the coast

Years of Raincoast surveying marine mammals combined with new mapping techniques provides new insight into areas for potential conservation priority in the waters adjacent to the Great Bear Rainforest…

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Great Bear bound: congratulations Matthew Sanger

A Grizzly Bear sits down in the middle of a tidal flat in the Great Bear Rainforest.

Published on 2017.07.28 | by Raincoast | in For the coast

Thank you to everyone who participated, enjoyed a Grizzly Bar or two, donated, and entered to win the trip. We drew a winner and felt pretty thrilled when we got this response from the winner who is…

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