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BREAKING: BC Liberals promise to eliminate grizzly trophy hunting in the Great Bear Rainforest

Media ReleasesApr 11, 2017

BREAKING NEWS Today the B.C. Liberal government promised to eliminate grizzly bear trophy hunting in the Great Bear Rainforest. While we applaud this election promise as a great step forward, we must point out that Coastal First Nations (an ... Read More

Investigation Report exposes failures in Canada’s emergency response measures and a failure to disclose information

Media ReleasesApr 6, 2017

Vancouver, BC (Thursday, April 6, 2017) – A Heiltsuk Nation investigation released today into the first 48 hours of the Nathan E. Stewart oil spill exposes failures in Canada’s emergency response measures and repeated refusals by the Transportation ... Read More

B.C. government urged to ban trophy hunting of grizzly bears

Media ReleasesMar 28, 2017

VICTORIA (March 28, 2017) – Humane Society International/Canada, Pacific Wild, and middle school students from Glenlyon Norfolk school are calling on the B.C. government to implement a complete ban on the trophy hunting of grizzly bears in British ... Read More

HSI/Canada, Pacific Wild, and middle school students unite to protect wildlife in the lead-up to the provincial election

In The NewsMar 28, 2017

VICTORIA (March 28, 2017) – Humane Society International/Canada, Pacific Wild, and middle school students from Glenlyon Norfolk school are calling on the B.C. government to implement a complete ban on the trophy hunting of grizzly bears in British ... Read More

Humpback whales feed in the Great Bear Sea, photo by Ian McAllister

Whale Wave

Research & ReportsMar 15, 2017

With respect to the Gitga'at Nation and their colleagues and partners who for many years have worked with dedication to better understand the world of whales in the Great Bear Sea this latest study shines a bright light on one of Canada's greatest ... Read More

Award-winning photographer and author Ian McAllister's luminous photographs illustrate the story of a lone wolf who swims to one of the small islands that dot the rainforest's coast.

NEW! The children's book WOLF ISLAND is out today!

In The NewsMar 14, 2017

Wolf Island is out today! A children's book by Pacific Wild's Ian McAllister and author Nicholas Read about a family of coastal wolves living on an island in the Great Bear Rainforest . These wolves are guardians of genetic diversity lost in other ... Read More

Photo by Ian McAllister

DARK DAYS AHEAD FOR BRITISH COLUMBIA'S GRIZZLY BEARS

Media ReleasesMar 7, 2017

VANCOUVER – March 7, 2017 – A report issued today by the Board of Inquiry appointed by the recently formed Grizzly Bear Foundation states that the long term survival of grizzly bears in British Columbia is threatened from a loss of habitat and food ... 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

"It is well known that over 90 percent of BC residents are adamantly opposed to the grizzly bear trophy hunt and want to see it banned."

Wildlife slaughter proponents unite

Media ReleasesFeb 28, 2017

MONTREAL (March 1, 2017) – Wildlife protection groups are expressing concern about an effort among Members of Parliament to trade for votes on two commercially driven wildlife kills that are a stain on Canada’s international reputation. During a ... Read More

Governments of Canada and of British Columbia conclude study on protection of southern mountain caribou

Media ReleasesFeb 24, 2017

News Release From Environment and Climate Change Canada February 24, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Environment and Climate Change Canada Conserving wildlife is integral to Canada’s natural environment, and it supports our health and economy. The ... Read More

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