Pacific Wild In The News

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

Namu B.C. Action

In The NewsMar 12, 2015

UPDATE - March 12, 2015 Excellent news: The Coast Guard is stepping in to remove contaminants from the sinking cargo ship Chilcotin Princess while the Provincial Government has begun assessing contaminants on Crown land and will develop a ... Read More

Opinion: Ecologists oppose B.C. wolf kill

In The NewsFeb 19, 2015

As two of Canada’s senior wolf biologists, we are disturbed the B.C. government is implementing massive wolf control plan with the low probability of recovering a few small, isolated, range-edge herds of mountain caribou. As university-based ... Read More

Image: Huffington Post

B.C. Mines Minister faces scrutiny over ties to guide-outfitting operation

In The NewsFeb 19, 2015

When Bill Bennett entered politics, he portrayed himself as “the voice of the hunter” in the B.C. Legislature. But after 14 years, Mr. Bennett – now the province’s powerful Mines Minister – finds himself in conflict with hunters, and facing scrutiny ... Read More

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