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Christy Clark’s ‘five conditions con’

Christy Clark at the World Economic Forum in India in 2011

Published on 2017.02.10 | by Chris Genovali | in Opinion Editorials

To no one’s surprise, the Government of British Columbia has signed off on Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain oil sands pipeline and supertanker project in the Salish Sea. The announcement confirmed that Premier Christy Clark’s posturing…

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Clark’s five pipeline conditions are a charade

Published on 2017.01.29 | by Chris Genovali | in Kinder Morgan, Opinion Editorials

Chris Genovali / Times Colonist
To no one’s surprise, the provincial government of British Columbia has signed off on Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain project…

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Big oil v orcas: Canadians fight pipeline that threatens killer whales

Published on 2016.11.16 | by Raincoast | in In the News, Kinder Morgan, Oil free coast

The Guardian: Trans Mountain Expansion project poses the greatest risk yet to a killer whale population on the edge of extinction…

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A Diesel Spill is putting the World’s Largest Temperate Rainforest at Risk

Published on 2016.11.05 | by Kyle Artelle | in In the News, Oil free coast, oil tankers, Opinion Editorials

Almost three weeks later, the sunken tug is still there, still intermittently leaking diesel, and clean-up efforts have barely begun…

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Notes from the Field: After the spill

Published on 2016.10.27 | by Kyle Artelle | in In the News, Notes from the Field

As a Raincoast biologist privileged to call Waglisla (Bella Bella) in Heiltsuk Territory home, this is a story I wish I wasn’t writing…

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Trophy hunting of cougars may increase cougar-human conflict, study finds

Published on 2016.10.25 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Cougar trophy hunting in B.C. is linked to human conflicts, according to a study published Monday by researchers from the University of Victoria, the University of Cape Town and the Raincoast Conservation Foundation…

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Death of L95 and the lives of Southern Resident killer whales

Published on 2016.10.24 | by Raincoast | in Audio, In the News

Misty MacDuffee speaks with Roundhouse Radio about the life and death of Southern Resident killer whales…

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Storm slowing down clean up of “sickening” oil spill on west coast

Published on 2016.10.21 | by Raincoast | in In the News

More than 60% of the Heiltsuk First Nation’s harvesting clam beds have already been destroyed and the impact on salmon, kelp and herring in the months to come could be severe…

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Chinook salmon and its importance to Southern Resident killer whales

Three orcas swim from right to left.

Published on 2016.09.24 | by Raincoast | in Audio, In the News

Raincoast’s Misty MacDuffee speaks with Roundhouse Radio about the importance of Chinook (Spring) salmon to the survival of Southern Resident killer whales.

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