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British Columbia’s coast in the balance

Published on 2010.04.01 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

Island Tides, Apr 1, 2010 Chris Genovali, Paul Paquet and Misty MacDuffee In this part of the world March 24 will, to borrow a phrase from Franklin Delano Roosevelt, live in infamy; it’s the anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill disaster that took place in Alaska’s Prince William Sound in 1989.

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B.C. oil profits may come at a high price

Published on 2010.03.24 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

By Chris Genovali, Paul Paquet and Misty MacDuffee
Special to the Times Colonist
To borrow a phrase from Franklin Delano Roosevelt, today is a day that will live in infamy.

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Close Encounters of the Black Bear Kind

Published on 2010.01.05 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

Seaside Times  January 2010 By Chris Genovali, Executive Director, Raincoast Conservation Foundation The black bear poked his head around the big cedar stump and we stared at each other for a moment. I was sitting on a fallen limb on the other side of the stump,

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Climate change is real and demands a concerted effort

Published on 2009.12.23 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

By Chris Genovali, Vancouver Sun, December  22, 2009 Re: The scare tacticians: ‘Scientists’ should face criminal prosecution, Dec. 18 David Warren’s paranoia-ridden anti-science polemic reads like something Sarah Palin would have penned. Come to think of it, she recently wrote an article in the Washington Post peddling the same kinds of fringe theories on climate […]

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Oil sands, tankers and climate. Raincoast speaks out

Published on 2009.12.08 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

Climate change is real and demands a concerted effort Vancouver Sun Climategate’s a convenient sideshow to the real issue Victoria News Climategate a convenient sideshow Ottawa Citizen Climategate is first in a new wave of attacks The Ecologist Hopenhagen or Dopenhagen? Common Dreams, Georgia Strait, Climate change policy in the dark Toronto Star Now the […]

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The black and white world of spirit bears

Published on 2009.12.01 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

By Chris Genovali Seaside Times, December Issue The spirit bear’s white fur chest was covered in bright red blood, as if he’d been spattered with paint. The blood red dye job was from the all the salmon he had been eating.

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The Grizzly Bear Necessities

Published on 2009.11.07 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

Seaside Times By Chris Genovali 2008 ranked as one of the worst years for salmon returns on British Columbia’s central coast and the ‘silent fall’ I experienced there last year, while not surprising given the lack of fish, was disturbing nonetheless…

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The Bear Necessities: A Fall Harvest of Salmon

Published on 2009.10.21 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

Island Tides By Chris Darimont and Misty MacDuffee How do salmon declines affect coastal bears? And how much salmon is required to sustain wildlife? These are questions that many people are asking

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The bear essentials of saving salmon

Published on 2009.10.05 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

Fully protected safe havens would have positive effect on ecosystems By Chris Darimont and Misty MacDuffee Times Colonist The headlines blare across local, regional, and national media: Nine million Fraser River sockeye salmon missing. At the same time, questions have arisen concerning the status of other Pacific salmon runs

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Citizen Science

Brian Falconer at the helm.

Published on 2008.01.25 | by Misty MacDuffee, Wild Salmon Program Director | in For the coast

Are you venturing into the Great Bear Rainforest and looking for a way to help out? Our Citizen Science Project lets you contribute to our research in this beautiful area! What is Citizen Science? Citizen science is a term used when scientific work is carried out using a network of volunteers, many of whom may […]

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