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Raincoast Conservation Foundation

We use rigorous, peer-reviewed science and community engagement to further our conservation objectives. We call this approach ‘informed advocacy’ and it is unique amongst conservation efforts. We investigate to understand coastal species and processes. We inform by bringing science to decision makers and communities. We inspire action to protect wildlife and their wilderness habitats.

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Giordano Corlazzoli and his parents stand together after a marathon.

Giordano Corlazzoli: Running for Coastal Carnivores

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…

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

Endangered killer whales still await real action

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…

Achiever sits quietly on the coast of the Great Bear Rainforest while a bear wades through the shallow water in the foreground.

Win a wildlife adventure with Raincoast

The competition rules are simple: raise or donate $5,000 for our Safeguarding Coastal Carnivores campaign by Thanksgiving (October 8th, 2018) and you will be entered with a chance to win a ten-day trip for two with Raincoast in the fall of 2019…

Misty MacDuffee at the head office of Raincoast in Sidney, with the CFAX logo.

Misty MacDuffee speaks with Adam Stirling about the death of L92

The federal government has made several announcements designed to reduce threats to Southern Resident killer whales. With the death of another killer whale (L92) last week, are we doing enough? Misty MacDuffee speaks with CFAX’s Adam Stirling about these issues…

Transmountain, or Taxpayer Mountain

Trans Mountain is now Taxpayer Mountain

The Canadian federal government’s purchase of the Trans Mountain project from Kinder Morgan is financially and environmentally dubious. With this decision, Trans Mountain should now be renamed Taxpayer Mountain…


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