We are off to a great start to stopping commercial trophy hunting in the Southern Great Bear Rainforest Tenure

We are off to a great start to stopping commercial trophy hunting in the Southern Great Bear Rainforest Tenure

Last week we launched our campaign to stop commercial trophy hunting in the Southern Great Bear Rainforest Tenure and we were met with so much support that we’ve already raised $145,110 of our total goal of $1.92 million – that’s 7%! 

Dr. Peter S. Ross to lead a new water contaminants program
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Dr. Peter S. Ross to lead a new water contaminants program

There is an urgent need for a more comprehensive approach to monitoring water pollution in British Columbia. For these reasons, and more, we are excited to announce that Dr. Ross is leading the new Healthy Waters Program at Raincoast. He will bring new focus, and new reach, to our efforts to safeguard salmon, whales, and people.

Measuring trees – introducing our new “how-to” video series

Measuring trees – introducing our new “how-to” video series

We are thrilled to be releasing video tutorials on how to measure trees that we co-created with Nerdy About Nature! We’ve learned so much from Ross Reid, the ‘nerd’ behind Nerdy About Nature, so when we were thinking about making this video resource, teaming up with him to co-create tutorial videos on how to measure trees seemed like the perfect idea.

Welcome to Pender Island, where the destruction of a globally rare ecosystem is ongoing

Welcome to Pender Island, where the destruction of a globally rare ecosystem is ongoing

The Islands Trust was created to protect the unique ecosystems of BC’s Gulf Islands, without being given the authority to do so. But rather than protecting the ­environment from potentially harmful human activities, the Islands Trust is now protecting human activities that harm the environment.