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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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Court Ruling Shuts Door on Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipeline

Published on 2016.06.30 | by Raincoast | in Press Releases

The court confirmed that the federal government’s consultations with First Nations were insufficient. Ecojustice lawyer Barry Robinson, representing Raincoast and Livings Oceans, said his clients are thrilled that the court has quashed Enbridge’s permits.

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