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Canadian Coyote Bounty – Killing Carnivores for Cash

Published on 2010.10.19 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

by Camilla Fox and Chris Genovali

In seemingly contradictory comments, Nova Scotia’s Natural Resource Minister John MacDonnell has acknowledged publicly that coyote bounties “don’t work to control the population…”

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Death cults among ss: The war on wolves

Published on 2010.10.12 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

Chris Genovali and Camilla Fox discuss the persecution of wolves on both sides of the US/Canada border, despite the use of their presence as icons of wilderness.

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Enbridge pipeline record not worth the risk

Published on 2010.09.10 | by Chris Genovali, Executive Director | in For the coast, In the News

By Chris Genovali, Special to the Vancouver Province
The Enbridge Pipeline company’s operations in the U.S. should be of particular interest to BC as they relate to the Northern Gateway project.

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Just say no to ‘certified organic’ farmed salmon

Fish farms on the BC coast threaten wild salmon

Published on 2010.08.12 | by Chris Genovali, Executive Director | in For the coast, In the News

SPECIAL TO THE VANCOUVER SUN August 12, 2010 British Columbia farmed salmon could carry a “certified organic” label if federal aquaculture boosters have their way. The proposal by the Canadian General Standards Board and organic aquaculture working group at Fisheries and Oceans Canada to give the organic stamp of approval to B.C.-farmed salmon raised in […]

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U.S. spill turns up heat on proposed pipeline

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

Published on 2010.08.03 | by Chris Genovali, Executive Director | in For the coast, In the News

Vancouver Sun, August 3, 2010 Re: U.S. spill turns up heat on proposed B.C.-Alberta pipeline, July 29 With his “we’ll do whatever it takes to make things right” rhetoric, Enbridge Inc. CEO Patrick Daniel sounds remarkably like BP’s Tony Hayward. Oil-industry disaster-response talking points aside, British Columbians should be paying close attention to the Kalamazoo […]

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Vampire Blues

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

Published on 2010.07.20 | by Chris Genovali, Executive Director | in For the coast, In the News

Suckin’ Blood From the Earth Truthout.org August 6, 2010 Monday Magazine, July 28, 2010 Buzzflash.com, July 25 2010 The Huffington Post, July 20 2010 When Neil Young recorded the anti-Big Oil “Vampire Blues” for his brilliant album On the Beach in the mid-1970’s, who could have known that the song would end up even more relevant […]

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BC’s killer whales get their day in court

Published on 2010.06.15 | by Misty MacDuffee, Wild Salmon Program Director | in For the coast, In the News

The Georgia Straight  – Commentary By Misty MacDuffee and Chris Genovali As British Columbia’s southern resident killer whales return to local waters, many scientists and citizens are growing increasingly concerned for their future. Even with new arrivals in local pods, the population still needs to show clear signs of recovery.

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Canada’s killer whales get their day in court

A killer whale spy hopping

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

Guest Commentary Misty MacDuffee and Chris Genovali for BUZZFLASH As British Columbia’s southern-resident killer whales are welcomed back to local waters, many scientists and citizens are growing increasing concerned for their future. Even with new arrivals to our local pods, the population still needs to show clear signs of recovery. One action we hope will […]

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Courting the Next Exxon Valdez

Published on 2010.04.02 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

Counterpunch,
By Chris Genovali, Paul Paquet and Misty MacDuffee
The BC coast is a fragile archipelago with a boundary between land and ocean that changes by the hour, by the season and over millennia.

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