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Marine Mammals

A collection of Raincoast’s reports on the marine mammals of British Columbia.

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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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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What’s at stake? The cost of oil on British Columbia’s priceless coast

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Published on 2010.03.27 | by Raincoast | in Marine Mammals

What’s at Stake is based on 5 years of marine surveys on the BC coast, but puts this region in a broader ecological context.

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Predictive Marine Mammal Modeling for Queen Charlotte Basin, BC

Published on 2010.01.27 | by Raincoast | in Marine Mammals

Raincoast conducted 5 years of marine surveys on cetaceans, pinnipeds and seabirds. This report summarizes the analysis completed by Duke University’s Geospatial Ecology Lab in 2009.

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