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Live performances by musician Luke Wallace

Luke Wallace events coming up in Tofino and sidney on behalf of Safeguard Coastal Carnivores campaign.

Join Raincoast and Musican Luke Wallace for a series of events in support of Raincoast’s campaign to safeguard Coastal Carnivores. It’s now time to permanently end commercial trophy hunting of all large carnivores in the Great Bear Rainforest. Join us in Sidney on March 22nd and in Tofino on March 23rd…

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On our way to securing the Nadeea tenure

A Sitka Spruce shows how much money we've already raised: $150,000.

We launched the campaign to raise $500,000 to purchase the Nadeea commercial hunting tenure the end of November. Now on behalf of Raincoast and our Coastal First Nations partners, I’m happy to report significant progress…

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Trophy hunting: Science on its own can’t dictate policy

Three bears, a mother and cubs, stand in the grass and water, with some words overtop: "Policy cannot be dictated by science alone..."

Science can predict outcomes of policy options, but how society ought to act is ultimately decided by values. The hunting ban aligns with most of society’s moral compass: trophy hunting of inedible animals is no longer acceptable…

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Next step for safeguarding large carnivores in the Great Bear Rainforest

A wolverine stands in a stream below a log overhead, with a salmon head hanging from its mouth.

Raincoast Conservation Foundation, with the support of Coastal First Nations, has struck a deal to buy a fourth trophy hunting licence in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest. The exclusive commercial licence covers an area of more than 2,300 square kilometres of rich habitat for large carnivores, including grizzlies, black bears, Spirit bears, wolves…

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