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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 Backgrounders

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 Backgrounders

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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Immediate action essential for Southern Resident killer whales

Published on 2016.07.21 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders

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 Backgrounders

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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Environmental groups launch court challenge over NEB’s Kinder Morgan report

Killer Whale in the Pacific

Published on 2016.06.17 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders

Ecojustice lawyers, representing Living Oceans and Raincoast, have filed for a judicial review of the NEB’s report that recommended the federal Cabinet approve the Kinder Morgan pipeline…

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National Energy Board fails killer whales

Three orcas swim from right to left.

Published on 2016.05.19 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders

The NEB’s approval of Kinder Morgan’s TMX jeopardizes the survival of BC’s endangered southern resident killer whales, increasing the probability that they will ultimately go extinct, asserted Raincoast…

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At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast

Published on 2016.05.09 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders

At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast shares the unique story of conservation scientist Dr. Caroline Fox as she sails thousands of kilometers along the BC coast, surveying marine birds…

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Coastal Revival: A five part mini-series

Published on 2016.05.02 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders

A new five-part documentary series, Coastal Revival, tells how First Nations, conservationists, researchers and ecotourism are combining to protect some of the BC’s most emblematic wildlife…

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Raincoast reps at Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference

A salt marsh at the mouth of the Fraser River is used by juvenile salmon, other fish species, and thousands of resident and migratory birds. Photo: M. MacDuffee

Published on 2016.04.12 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders

Raincoast biologists are at the Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference this week discussing their work in the Salish Sea and the Fraser Estuary…

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