Published on 2018.05.29 | by Kristen Walters | in Inform
Researchers at Raincoast aimed to determine if the nutrients that herring contribute to intertidal and subtidal ecosystems during spawning events are cycling through coastal food webs. To determine this, our scientists adopted techniques used in salmon research ….
Published on 2018.05.26 | by Chris Genovali, Misty MacDuffee & Paul Paquet | in Inform
The National Energy Board recommended approval of the Trans Mountain expansion knowing the Kinder Morgan project would jeopardize the survival of the Southern Residents…
Published on 2018.05.16 | by Chris Darimont, Raincoast Director of Science | in Inform
Writing in the scientific journal, Conservation Letters, an international team of conservation scientists is challenging the conservation community to fully consider the ethics of trophy hunting and think critically about endorsing the practice as a key funding mechanism for wildlife protection. Read our new paper, “The elephant (head) in the room: A critical look at trophy […]
Published on 2018.05.14 | by Kyle Artelle, PhD | in Inform
For years, British Columbia’s wildlife management practices, especially its wolf cull and grizzly bear hunt, have been controversial. In 2015, then-Premier Christy Clark defended the province’s wildlife policies, stating they were grounded in sound science. That, at least, was the claim. And not one unique to British Columbia. In fact, hunting in Canada and the […]