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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

UPDATE: Your letters made the difference between life and death for grizzlies in the Peace Region

BlogJun 14, 2016Michaela Montaner

This winter, thousands of us worked together to tell the B.C. government not to triple the grizzly bear trophy hunt or to dramatically increase the wolf trophy hunt. We mobilized against 6 proposals. Today we're thrilled to tell you that we have ... Read More

ACTION ALERT: Look out - Enbridge is trying to rise from the dead

BlogJun 1, 2016Michaela Montaner

Federal approval of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipelines and tankers proposal expires in December. Last week, Enbridge asked the National Energy Board (NEB) for a three year extension to try to generate more support for the project (ha!). The NEB ... Read More

UNFILTERED: Hunting vs. the grizzly bear trophy hunt

BlogMay 27, 2016Pacific Wild

It’s been three years since Clayton Stoner killed Cheeky the grizzly for “trophy” in the Kwatna estuary, an area of British Columbia coast Coastal First Nations have declared off-limits to trophy hunting . In January 2016, Stoner was found guilty of ... Read More

UNFILTERED: Protect biodiversity. It may be science, but it’s not quite rocket science.

BlogMay 20, 2016Michaela Montaner

Every month there is some special day to remind the world what is at stake. Last month, it was Earth Day , this month it’s International Day for Biodiversity, and next month it will be World Oceans Day. I haven’t polled the team yet as to which they ... Read More

BEHIND THE SCENES: Meet the GBR’s biodiversity mascots

BlogMay 19, 2016Michaela Montaner

Since inception, Pacific Wild has been pushing to protect the biodiversity the Great Bear Rainforest (GBR) represents. Lucky for us, we have some amazing mascots. Here are some of poster children of the GBR, with a look at the ecosystems and ... Read More

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