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All of Raincoast’s published popular reports and books.


New report: Toward a Vision for Salmon Habitat in the Lower Fraser River

Salmon art with a forest on the side of the salmon and orange polka dots around it.

Published on 2020.03.04 | by Raincoast | in Reports & Books

Our new report, Toward a Vision for Salmon Habitat in the Lower Fraser River sets bold recommendations to address the loss of salmon habitat that has been identified as a key factor in the crisis many recognize for Fraser River salmon…

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Coastal bird populations and Big Oil

Published on 2017.05.12 | by Raincoast | in Raincoast updates, Reports & Books

Times Colonist: Raincoast studies helped put nails in the coffin of the Northern Gateway pipeline. Excerpt for the book “At sea with the marine birds of the Raincoast by Dr. Caroline Fox…

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Our Threatened Coast

Published on 2016.09.12 | by Raincoast | in Marine Mammals, Reports & Books

Raincoast’s latest report demonstrates how the region’s biological diversity is captured in our values, has shaped our cultural identity and is linked to economic benefits in the billions of dollars. It is not a place for oil tankers or a carbon energy corridor.

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At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast

Marine Birds of the Raincoast by Caroline Fox

Published on | by Raincoast | in Publications, Reports & Books

Released by Rocky Mountain Books, this nonfiction book shares the unique story of conservation scientist Dr. Caroline Fox as she surveys marine birds on BC’s coast, calling attention to the urgent conservation challenges faced by many of these birds…

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Conservation concerns for DFO’s 2016 salmon fishing plan

salmon swimming underwater

Published on 2016.05.04 | by Raincoast | in Salmon

BC wild salmon conservation groups submit concerns to DFO for 2016 fishing plan…

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Potential acoustic impacts of increased vessel traffic on Southern Resident Killer Whales

Published on 2015.06.20 | by Raincoast | in Marine Mammals, Reports & Books

Dr. Chris Clark, acoustic expert from Cornell University, describes how noise and disturbance from vessels in the Salish Sea are likely impacting killer whales…

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Population Viability Analysis of Southern Resident killer whales

Published on | by Raincoast | in Marine Mammals, Reports & Books

Expert report on the viability of the southern resident killer whale population in the face of existing and future threats within their critical habitat of the Salish Sea…

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Wolf and caribou management backgrounder

A wolf with dark colourings, swims in the ocean

Published on 2015.02.07 | by Raincoast | in Backgrounders, Wolves

Raincoast’s Dr. Paul Paquet provides an overview on the fallacy of killing wolves to recover caribou…

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New study shows hunted wolves under stress

Wolves splash around in an intertidal zone of the Great Bear Rainforest

Published on 2014.11.28 | by Raincoast | in Interviews, Wolves

Listen to Raincoast’s Dr. Chris Darimont discuss our study on the stress that hunting causes to wolves…

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