Grizzly bears have colonized unprotected islands in the Great Bear Rainforest: Media Release

Grizzly bears have colonized unprotected islands in the Great Bear Rainforest: Media Release

A collaboration of wildlife scientists from Raincoast, UVic and the Spirit Bear Research Foundation of the Kitisoo -Xais’ Xais’ Nation have published a study in the international peer-reviewed journal, PLOS ONE, documenting grizzly bears on the move to coastal islands.

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

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…

Salmon for Bears

How do salmon declines affect coastal bears? And how much salmon biomass is required to sustain terrestrial species? These are questions many people are asking in light of the increasing number of salmon runs that fail to return as expected to fall spawning streams.