skip to main content

Group says animal welfare rules should apply in the wild – and these images show you why

Remote cameras in the forests near Bella Bella show bears hanging out in a circle. Animal-welfare rules that apply to animals in captivity like pets and farm animals should also apply to wildlife, says a newly published study by scientists from the Victoria -based Raincoast Conservation Foundation. The peer-reviewed paper, published in the British scientific […]

Read more

Howling and yowling

MONDAY MAGAZINE -letters July 29, 2009 Howling and yowling Re: “Big Cats on the Prowl,” July 2-8 I am compelled to respond to some of the myriad inaccuracies in Willi Boepple’s letter about cougars, Sitka black-tailed deer and my article on both species which recently appeared in Monday.

Read more

Cougar Turf

Fatal animal attacks are rare, but with a recent spike in cougar maulings, a plan is needed as urban sprawl threatens the habitat of predators By Tiffany Crawford CanWest News Service July 14, 2009 OTTAWA — Fatal attacks on humans by animals with big, sharp teeth are rare in Canada despite a recent spike in […]

Read more

Big cats on the prowl

Cougars are B.C.’s neglected carnivores Monday Magazine By Chris Genovali July 02, 2009 The recent cougar attack in Squamish has brought to the fore the significant gaps in the management of these top-level predators.

Read more

Raincoast examines cougar conservation

View the poster In May 2008, Raincoast presented a conference poster at the Mountain Lion Workshop in Sun Valley, Idaho. The poster, entitled “Cougars in British Columbia: conservation assessment and science-based management recommendations”, includes highlights from a forthcoming report that examines opportunities for cougar conservation.

Read more