Great Bear Blog

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

UPDATE: 2+2+2=6 Steps Toward Protection of the Great Bear Sea

BlogSep 19, 2016Diana Chan

Over the last three months, there have been several developments that could help to advance marine protection in the Great Bear Sea. While there is much work to be done, there are clear opportunities that can be seized to move us closer to a ... Read More

An intern perspective

BlogSep 9, 2016Pacific Wild

Pacific Wild was pleased to welcome Kiara Lawson and Jordan Wilson as our SEAS ( Supporting Emerging Aboriginal Stewards ) Great Bear LIVE interns this summer. Jordan is now continuing on with Pacific Wild as a Great Bear LIVE technician. The ... Read More

ACTION ALERT: My submission to the NEB

BlogJun 23, 2016Diana Chan

As we mentioned earlier this month, Enbridge's permits for the Northern Gateway pipeline and tankers project are expiring at the end of the year, and they are asking the National Energy Board (NEB) for a three year extension . We need to do ... Read More

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