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Tanker traffic increase threatens the Salish Sea

Oil tanker in BC waters

Published on 2011.12.16 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

Public not given a say in expansion of oil exports from Burnaby port

By Chris Genovali and Misty MacDuffee, Times Colonist December 16, 2011

Incremental applications to the NEB are an effective way for Kinder Morgan to significantly increase the amount of crude oil exported out of Burrard Inlet without mentioning the terms oil tanker or tarsands…

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Tankers and tar sands oil threaten seas

Oil tanker in BC waters

Published on 2011.12.14 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

Gulf Islands Driftwood
December 13, 2011

By Chris Genovali and Misty MacDuffee

Kinder Morgan wants to triple the amount of crude oil being shipped from Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet through Georgia Strait, the Fraser estuary, the Gulf Islands, the San Juan Islands, Haro Strait and Juan de Fuca Strait…

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Seeing Red Over British Columbia’s Herring Fishery

Published on 2011.11.28 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

The Huffington Post

By Chris Genovali, Misty MacDuffee and Caroline Fox

Other than salmon, few species in BC hold the ecological, cultural and economic importance of Pacific herring. They are a cornerstone of the marine foodweb…

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Wolves, Caribou, Tar Sands and Canada’s Oily Ethics

A wolf lies in the grass, blending into the background

Published on 2011.09.22 | by Chris Genovali, Executive Director | in For the coast, In the News

The Huffington Post
By Chris Genovali, Paul Paquet and Chris Darimont
The real cost of Alberta’s tar sands development is being borne by wolves, caribou, and other wild species…

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Wolves fall prey to Canada’s rapacious tar sands business

A wolf lies in the grass, blending into the background

Published on 2011.09.18 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

Paul Paquet
Guardian.co.uk September 17 2011
In Canada, wolves are blamed for the demise of everything from marmots to mountain caribou. Now, Canada’s newest strategy is to “recover” boreal forest caribou by killing wolves…..

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By–catch deprives bears

Published on 2011.09.08 | by Misty MacDuffee, Wild Salmon Program Director | in For the coast, In the News

Island Tides
The bycatch of chum in BC’s pink salmon fisheries means thousands of pounds of chum won’t make it to their spawning grounds or the mouths of hungry carnivores…

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BC’s Open Season On Wolves

Published on 2011.09.05 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

The Huffington Post
Province gives go ahead on open season for wolves, but Raincoast carnivore expert Dr. Paul Paquet says the decision is based on anecdotal reports of wolf numbers and will likely create more problems than it solves…

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The Enbridge Pipeline: Northern Gateway to What?

Oil tanker in BC waters

Published on 2011.08.16 | by Chris Genovali, Executive Director | in For the coast, In the News

The Huffington Post August 16, 2011

By Chris Genovali

The recent chatter from energy industry spokespersons about the need to formulate a national energy strategy is simply code for developing an export strategy for Alberta’s tar sands…

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The Enbridge pipeline: Northern Gateway to what?

Enbridge Northern Gateway is proposing a pipeline and oil tankers through BC

Published on 2011.08.13 | by Chris Genovali, Executive Director | in For the coast, In the News

By Chris Genovali, Special to The Vancouver Sun August 12, 2011

Conflating the interests of the shareholders and investors of energy giants such as Enbridge with those of the Canadian people has become the central talking point for the promoters of Alberta’s tar sands…

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