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New report: Wild Salmon, Pipelines, and the Trans Mountain Expansion

Dave Scott holds a small salmon fry in a measuring device on the Lower Fraser.

Last week, we released a report that highlights the risks posed to wild salmon in the Lower Fraser River from a Trans Mountain pipeline or tanker spill. The report details the year-round presence of different salmon species, the river’s unique features, the nature of diluted bitumen, and the failures of Trans Mountain’s environmental assessment, as […]

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Safeguard Coastal Carnivores with Patagonia Vancouver, August 9

A bear stands ready: poster for a Safeguard Coastal Carnivores event in Vancouver

The Raincoast Conservation Foundation and Coastal First Nations are working together to help end the trophy hunting of all large carnivores in the Great Bear Rainforest. We have already acquired the trophy hunting rights in approximately 30,000 square kilometres of BC’s Great Bear Rainforest, permanently ending commercial trophy hunting of grizzlies, black bears (some of […]

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Trail running to safeguard the Nadeea tenure

Baylee runs in the XTERRA Victoria Trail Run

I was a little out of my comfort zone to ask people to donate, but it was so worth it! My fundraising for Raincoast has been about giving back to the natural world that sustains me and that sustains my love of running…

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Giordano Corlazzoli: Running for Coastal Carnivores

Giordano Corlazzoli and his parents stand together after a marathon.

The planned route for my run takes me over 500 kilometers from Port Hardy to Victoria, traveling along the Old Island Highway when possible. I will be running about a marathon’s distance a day, with the actual daily distance varying from as little as 32 km, to as much as…

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Endangered killer whales still await real action

L92 comes to the surface to get a better look around; spyhop.

The imminent threats to the survival of these whales require the federal government to take immediate action to reduce those threats, not ramp them up. The federal government already faces one killer-whale lawsuit for approving the Trans Mountain project and violating the Species at Risk Act…

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