Wolf Stories: Animal welfare and the evolution of animal ethics

Wolf Stories: Animal welfare and the evolution of animal ethics

In this article, we’ve interviewed David Fraser (C.M., Ph.D.), a Professor Emeritus in the Animal Welfare Program at the University of British Columbia. His 50-year research career has focused on the welfare and management of both free-living and captive wildlife, as well as farm and laboratory animals. In this interview, we explore the history of…

Meet Chavon Robertshaw, Raincoast’s Conservation Science Technician

Meet Chavon Robertshaw, Raincoast’s Conservation Science Technician

Chavon Robertshaw has joined our Lower Fraser Salmon Conservation and Wolf Conservation Programs as a Conservation Science Technician. Utilizing the education and hands-on training she gained through a diploma program at BCIT, she will be contributing to research efforts and data collection such as surveying Pacific salmon, collecting genetic samples for both salmon and wolf…

Wolf Stories: Sustaining the wellbeing of people, animals, and nature (Part 2)

Wolf Stories: Sustaining the wellbeing of people, animals, and nature (Part 2)

PAN Works is a new ethics think tank dedicated to the wellbeing of animals. Drs. William Lynn, Kristin Stewart, Liv Baker, and Francisco Santiago-Ávila discuss the place of science and ethics in sustaining the wellbeing of people, animals, and nature. This is the second in a two-part interview.  As a global platform for ethicists, scholars,…

Wolf Stories: Sustaining the wellbeing of people, animals, and nature (Part 1)

Wolf Stories: Sustaining the wellbeing of people, animals, and nature (Part 1)

PAN Works is a new ethics think tank dedicated to the wellbeing of animals. Drs. William Lynn, Kristin Stewart, Liv Baker, and Francisco Santiago-Ávila discuss the place of science and ethics in sustaining the wellbeing of people, animals, and nature.  As a global platform for ethicists, scholars, and civil society, PAN Works cultivates compassion, respect…

Wolf Stories: Reflections on science, ethics, and moral practice (Part 2)

Wolf Stories: Reflections on science, ethics, and moral practice (Part 2)

Drs. Michael Paul Nelson, John A. Vucetich, and Joseph Bump share their insights on ethics and moral practice in conservation and how to think through scientific and ethical issues, particularly those related to the conservation and lethal management of wolves. This is the second in a two-part interview. Michael is an environmental scholar, writer, teacher,…

Lessons from Wolf School and the launch of our new series

Lessons from Wolf School and the launch of our new series

When I watched the first season of Wolf School as a graduate student in 2020, I never imagined I would be hosting its second season nearly three years later. Now, as director of Raincoast’s Wolf Conservation Program, it’s a dream come true to have the opportunity to engage with experts and provide accessible educational programming…