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Earth Day 2017: Learn about the foundation species of the Great Bear Rainforest

BlogApr 22, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

Education is the foundation for environmental conservation and is the theme of Earth Day 2017’s campaign. Why have we chosen to focus on the foundational species of the Great Bear Rainforest? It’s simple, there is perhaps no other species that play ... Read More

World Wildlife Day 2017: “Listen to the Young Voices.”

BlogMar 3, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

The theme for World Wildlife Day this year is “ Listen to the Young Voices.” The young generation is a small portion of today’s population, but 100% of tomorrow's. Every single one of us has an impact on this world and we can choose to make a ... Read More

This Underwater Photoshoot Almost Ended in the Belly of a Whale

World Whale Day 2017: An Underwater Story

BlogFeb 18, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

Today, February 18th 2017, is World Whale Day. We invite you to join us in raising awareness and inspiring action to protect humpback whales and their ocean habitat. A Quiet Ocean | Great Bear Wild | Ian McAllister I slip into the ocean. My dry suit ... Read More

Drone research uses photogrammetry & breathalyzer's to monitor killer whale health

BlogFeb 15, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

Turning to drones for capturing stunning imagery and cinematography has become a hobby for some, a popular profession for others, and at times has morphed into a controversial issue - drones and wildlife do not always get along . However, over the ... Read More

Protect habitat, don't kill wolves: government scientists admit wolf cull is inhumane, yet propose expansion

BlogFeb 2, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

Two science advisors for the B.C. government have recommended that Premier Christy Clark’s administration expand its program to kill wolves, mountain lions, moose and deer in an experimental attempt to conserve and recover threatened southern ... Read More

Speak up for the Scott Islands by January 29th, 2017

BlogJan 20, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

The public comment period for submitting feedback on the draft regulations for a National Wildlife Area (NWA) for the waters around the Scott Islands on Northern Vancouver Island is open until January 29th. The Scott Islands are home to the largest ... Read More

See what we have accomplished in 2016

BlogJan 1, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

There has never been an uneventful year in Pacific Wild’s conservation campaigns to protect Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest, but 2016 is definitely going down in the history books as one to remember. Your contributions have helped our campaigns, ... Read More

Why were two young cougars killed in Ocean Falls this winter?

BlogDec 20, 2016Pacific Wild

Why were two young cougars killed in Ocean Falls this winter? The recent killing (November 25th) of two young cougars by a Conservation Officer in Ocean Falls, B.C., has highlighted the complicated relationship between wild carnivores and humans. ... Read More

Will the grizzly bear trophy hunt be an election issue?

Will the grizzly bear trophy hunt be an election issue?

BlogNov 20, 2016Anonymous (not verified)

With the fall grizzly bear trophy hunt underway for the year and the provincial election on the horizon, putting an end to the hunt is top of mind for many in B.C. Coastal First Nations (an alliance of nine First Nations along the central and north ... Read More

The View from Out Here

BlogSep 21, 2016Guest Blogger

It’s early, still a few hours to go until enough light descends on the estuary for filming. But S/V Habitat is bustling as the crew prepares the gear for the coming day. The smell of coffee brightens tired eyes, and with the new day comes new hope ... Read More

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