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Scientific Literature

All of Raincoast’s published scientific papers, abstracts, and conference proceedings.


Salmon farms as a source of sea lice: Raincoast responds

Published on 2012.04.28 | by Raincoast | in Salmon

Raincoast biologist responds to DFO on the impact of salmon farms. Published in Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

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Using grizzlies to assess harvest-ecosystem trade-offs in salmon fisheries

Published on 2012.04.17 | by Raincoast | in Grizzly Bears, Salmon

Researchers at Raincoast and UC-Santa Cruz investigate how letting more salmon reach spawning streams can benefit bears, the ecosystem and even long‐term fishery catches…

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Disease transmission (TB) in elk

Published on 2012.01.05 | by Raincoast | in Scientific Literature

This paper, published in Molecular Ecology, examines the role of social behavior in transmitting bovine tuberculosis (TB) in a Manitoba elk population.

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Genetic differentiation in wolves

Published on | by Raincoast | in Coastal Wolves

This paper examines genetic differentiation in a population of southwestern Manitoba wolves. Published in Conservation Genetics

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Simulating effects of human disturbance on a wolf population in Manitoba, Canada

Published on 2011.12.05 | by Raincoast | in Coastal Wolves

Stronen et al. 2012 Simulating effects of human disturbance on a wolf population in Manitoba, Canada

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Marine Debris in BC Coastal Waters

Published on 2011.04.19 | by Raincoast | in Scientific Literature

Researchers from Raincoast, the University of St. Andrews, Oceans Initiative and Environment Canada teamed up to assess the presence and potential threats from marine garbage to BC’s marine animals…

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The importance of large carnivores: Awakening Spirits

Published on 2011.02.21 | by Raincoast | in Coastal Wolves

A new book chapter by Raincoast senior scientist Dr. Paul Paquet and co-authors discusses the ecological role of large carnivores on the landscape…

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Dogs as sentinels of disease in wildlife and humans

Published on 2011.02.13 | by Raincoast | in Coastal Wolves

Exposure to infectious agents in dogs in remote coastal British Columbia: Possible sentinels of diseases in wildlife and humans. Heather M. Bryan, Chris T. Darimont, Paul C. Paquet, John A. Ellis, Noriko Goji, Maëlle Gouix, Judit E. Smits Citation: Bryan, Heather M., Chris T. Darimont, Paul C. Paquet, John A. Ellis, Noriko Goji, Maëlle Gouix, and Judit E. […]

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Sea lice from salmon farms infect juvenile sockeye

Published on 2011.02.08 | by Raincoast | in Salmon

Young sockeye salmon from the Fraser River are being infected with sea lice as they pass fish farms on their migration routes.

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