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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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Fear itself can help restore ecosystems

Raccoon foraging in intertidal zone

Published on 2016.02.23 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders

A new study by Raincoast scientists and collaborators demonstrates that the fear top predators inspire can have cascading effects down the food chain critical to maintaining healthy ecosystems…

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Conservation groups urge the NEB to reject Kinder Morgan pipeline

Published on 2016.01.25 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders

“The quantity of Kinder Morgan’s evidence does not make it quality evidence,” said Karen Campbell, Ecojustice lawyer for Raincoast and Living Oceans…

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Value of the Salish Sea revealed in new report

Published on 2016.01.20 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders

Raincoast’s a new report today encourages decision makers and residents to fully consider what is at stake from a host of proposed coastal energy and shipping projects…

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Province quietly extends public consultation period on Peace Region grizzly and wolf hunt proposals

Published on 2016.01.08 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders

Press Release: BC government has extended its public feedback period to January 31, for proposals to increase trophy killing of wolves and grizzly bears…

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Media release: NHL’s Clayton Stoner in court today on multiple charges for grizzly killing

Published on 2015.10.09 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders

NHLer Clayton Stoner is appearing in court today to face multiple charges regarding his trophy killing of a well-known grizzly bear…

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Raincoast and partners go to court to quash Enbridge pipeline approval

Published on 2015.10.05 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders, In the News

Environmental groups are in court today making the case for why the federal government’s approval of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline should be revoked…

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