Published on 2018.08.16 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders
Research by an international team of scientists, including Raincoast staff, showed that a modelled 30 per cent increase in the coast-wide Chinook abundance above the 1979-2008 average could increase southern resident growth rate by as much as 1.9 per cent…
Published on 2018.05.24 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders, Conservation update
Conservation groups applaud today’s federal announcement that endangered Southern Resident killer whales face “imminent threats” to their survival and recovery. Prompted by this assessment, the Ministers also announced fisheries closures in key foraging areas …
Published on 2018.01.30 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders
Raincoast and its partners, represented by Ecojustice, are calling on federal cabinet ministers LeBlanc and McKenna to recommend cabinet issue an emergency order under Canada’s Species at Risk Act…
Published on 2018.01.23 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders
Raincoast supports the proposal to list 13 new terrestrial species to Schedule 1 of Canada’s Species at Risk Act. While we are encouraged by this, the focus of this submission is on grizzly bears…
Published on 2016.12.21 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders
Ecojustice, Raincoast and Livings Oceans launch lawsuit to protect endangered killer whales from Trans Mountain oil tankers…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.