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 Close-up of the tailings pond breach location. Ian McAllister/Pacific Wild

Mine shut down after pollution spill at Yellow Giant gold mine

In The NewsJul 27, 2015

Mon, Jul 27: Environmentalists sounding the alarm about tailings pond spill at Yellow Giant gold mine on Banks Island on BC’s north coast. Keith Baldrey has more on the impact of the spill with phone-in interview with Pacific Wild Executive Director ... Read More

Nine LNG Questions for British Columbians to Ask Their Politicians

In The NewsJul 22, 2015

The British Columbia legislature has just ratified a long-term agreement to lower royalties and taxes for a $38-billion liquefied natural gas project proposed by Malaysia's state-owned oil company, Petronas. Pacific Northwest LNG, a consortium that ... Read More

Mixed reviews for LNG Canada project following environmental green light

In The NewsJun 24, 2015

A liquified natural gas project proposed near Kitimat is receiving mixed reviews from the B.C. public as it moves one step closer to a final investment decision. The multibillion dollar LNG Canada initiative was given an Environmental Assessment ... Read More

Pacific Wild sails into eco-controversy to get the visual story

In The NewsJun 4, 2015

Last spring, every news outlet had it: a daily, unfolding enviro-political struggle on the remote central B.C. coast, shown with world class 4K video and photography. The Heiltsuk First Nation in Bella Bella, population 1,500, faced down the federal ... Read More

B.C. caribou herds face extinction despite government protection

In The NewsMay 12, 2015

Woodland caribou in northeast British Columbia are headed for extinction and could become the first subpopulation of a species to vanish in Canada while under government protection. Researchers from the University of Northern B.C. and the province ... Read More

B.C. government drastically overestimates the impact of wolves on threatened caribou herds

In The NewsApr 17, 2015

In a wolf cull, sanctioned by the B.C. government on January 15, 2015, as many as 184 wolves were to be shot from helicopters as part of an ill-conceived plan to save endangered caribou herds in the South Selkirk and Peace regions. Today, the B.C. ... Read More

Pacific Wild's Great Bear Hydroophone Network

Pacific Wild placing underwater microphones on B.C.’s Central Coast

In The NewsApr 15, 2015

WATCH VIDEO: A trend toward caring capitalism sees a British Columbia based business, Sitka, help protect west coast whales. As Linda Aylesworth reports, it’s part of a trend that you could describe as caring capitalism. The waters of the Great Bear ... Read More

On the Heroes for Wildlife’s debut, WCC’s Maggie Howell talks to Pacific Wild director and co-founder Ian McAllister and Westchester’s own Ashley about the importance and plight of British Columbia’s wolves.

Wolf Conservation Center, Pacific Wild, and Budding Conservationist Discuss B.C. Wolves on Heroes For Wildlife

In The NewsApr 10, 2015

Almost 200,000 concerned citizens from around the globe have signed Pacific Wild’s online petition opposing the British Columbia government’s scientifically unsound wolf slaughter. The government is continuing to inhumanely kill hundreds of wolves ... Read More

Photo: Damien Gillis

Heiltsuk Will Fight to Protect Central Coast Herring

In The NewsMar 31, 2015

The battle over herring is ramping up, and all eyes are on the central coast as Heiltsuk children, elders, men and women stand together as warriors defending what is theirs. In an assertion of their right to manage their herring resources, the ... Read More

First Nation vows to interfere in B.C.

In The NewsMar 23, 2015

BELLA BELLA, B.C. – A First Nation in British Columbia is vowing to disrupt a contentious herring fishery if commercial boats return to the Central Coast and drop their nets. The Heiltsuk Tribal Council threatened last week it would not allow the ... Read More

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