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Follow Raincoast’s conservation work as it appears in popular media outlets.


National Energy Board refuses to accept study on diluted bitumen

A vessel waiting in harbour with a rusted hull, waiting to get loaded.

Published on 2016.01.05 | by Raincoast | in In the News

One of the most important reports submitted to the NEB’s review of the proposed Trans Mountain expansion has been denied, according to a biologist with Raincoast.

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NEB timelines imposed by Harper government obstruct rigorous scientific assessment

Oil tanker in BC waters

Published on 2015.12.24 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

Karen Wristen and Paul Paquet/Vancouver Sun
The NEB’s assessment of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion has again demonstrated why tight timelines work to defeat rigorous scientific assessment…

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Wolf hunting in Peace Region could have no limits, province proposes

Published on 2015.12.11 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Radio West/CBC News
B.C.’s Ministry of Forestry, Lands and Natural Resource Operations wants to remove limits how many wolves hunters can kill in the Peace Region and when…

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BC Ferries pulls anti-wolf cull ads after complaint

Published on 2015.11.07 | by Raincoast | in In the News

CBC News/All Points West
Raincoast is incredulous after a single passenger complaint caused BC Ferries to review and then pull the group’s anti-wolf cull ads…

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Comment: Grizzly ‘hunter’ returns with rich array of trophies

A grizzly stares into the fog

Published on 2015.11.05 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Rebecca Boyd / Times Colonist
I spent 11 days on a fall grizzly “hunt” in coastal BC with Raincoast, a nonprofit working to protect grizzlies and their habitat…

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Comment: ‘Pack it out’ plan for grizzly hunts doesn’t work

3 trophy hunters kneel behind a dead grizzly.

Published on 2015.10.31 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

Chris Darimont, Kyle Artelle & Paul Paquet/Times Colonist
Trophy hunting of grizzly bears is opposed by 90 per cent of British Columbians, including scientists, environmentalists, First Nations and most hunters…

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Miley Cyrus, Pamela Anderson are right on BC’s wolf cull

Published on 2015.10.05 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

Chris Genovali and Paul Paquet/Huffington Post
Actress Pamela Anderson and singer Miley Cyrus have rightly weighed in on BC’s wolf cull…

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Pam and Miley are right about the BC wolf cull

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

Chris Genovali and Paul Paquet/Times Colonist
We offer five reasons why politicians who are supporting the cull should reconsider where they stand on the issue…

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Raincoast and partners go to court to quash Enbridge pipeline approval

Published on | 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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The time has come for a different way of ‘managing’ Canada’s wildlife

A grizzly looks to the left of the image in the coastal rainforest in front of wispy mist.

Published on 2015.08.23 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

Chris Genovali and Paul Paquet/Huffington Post
The senseless killing of Cecil the lion has catalyzed a worldwide discussion about the gratuitous trophy hunting of large carnivores…

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Humans are a “unique Super-Predator” claims new research

Montage of infographics on the human superpredator.

Published on 2015.08.21 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Marc Bekoff/Psychology Today
This morning my email inbox was brimming over with news about an essay published in Science by researchers from UVic and Raincoast…

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Humans are ‘superpredators’ like no other species

Montage of infographics on the human superpredator.

Published on 2015.08.20 | by Raincoast | in In the News

Emily Chung/CBC News
Humans are predators so unique and extreme that they are “superpredators” in a class apart from other carnivores…

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