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New dietary study reveals salmon hotspots for grizzly and black bears across 700,000 square kilometres

A bear in Mussel Inlet.

Published on 2017.06.22 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

This study represents a decade of work covering an area reaching 1000km into BC and provides resource managers – Indigenous and Western alike – with dietary information from hundreds of bears across thousands of square kilometres, shedding light on the ecological interconnections of ecology in the expansive bear-salmon-human system…

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Conservation campaign aims to save BC’s grizzly bears, one bite at a time

Save the Great Bears: #GrizzlyBar #SaveTheGreatBars

Published on 2017.03.31 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

As the grizzly trophy hunt opens this weekend across BC, Raincoast and Denman Island Chocolate will be launching a “Grizzly Bar” to help raise funds to protect bears in BC’s Great Bear Rainforest. Proceeds from the Grizzly Bar will directly support the efforts…

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Hunting for Status: Men trophy hunt as a signal they can absorb the costs

3 trophy hunters kneel behind a dead grizzly.

Published on 2017.03.28 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Just days before the controversial trophy hunt of grizzly bears resumes in BC on April 01, science offers new insight into the human super predator…

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Federal approval of Kinder Morgan pipeline project unlawful

Published on 2016.12.21 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Ecojustice, Raincoast and Livings Oceans launch lawsuit to protect endangered killer whales from Trans Mountain oil tankers…

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Today’s approval of TMX sanctions probable extinction of the Southern Resident killer whales

Killer Whale in the Pacific

Published on 2016.11.29 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Trudeau government’s approval is neither science-based nor in Canada’s best interest, and does not safeguard killer whales…

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Raincoast reacts to NDP grizzly hunt announcement

A grizzly looks to the left of the image in the coastal rainforest in front of wispy mist.

Published on 2016.11.24 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

The policy of allowing the killing of grizzly bears for sport has no economic, ecological or ethical justification…

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Media release: ‘We’re nowhere near a ‘world class oil spill response’

Published on 2016.10.19 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Fuel spill in Heiltsuk Territory underscores rhetoric in federal and provincial messaging as environmental damage builds in the Great Bear Rainforest…

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Supreme Court of Canada asked to weigh-in on future of Environmental Assessment Law

A humpback jumps into the air in the Pacific ocean.

Published on 2016.09.22 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Ecojustice lawyers, acting on behalf of Raincoast, have filed an application to appeal aspects of the Northern Gateway decision to the Supreme Court of Canada…

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Immediate action essential for Southern Resident killer whales

Published on 2016.07.21 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

Raincoast releases video to encourage public comments on the killer whale action plan.
Public comment period ends August 14th…

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