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Joint sign-on letter to BC’s local governments

Media ReleasesFeb 23, 2017

On 25 January 2017, more than 50 BC community groups - from across the province and representing faith, human rights, environmental and other perspectives - sent this letter to 190 municipalities and regional districts across the province. The ... Read More

This Underwater Photoshoot Almost Ended in the Belly of a Whale

World Whale Day 2017: An Underwater Story

BlogFeb 18, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

Today, February 18th 2017, is World Whale Day. We invite you to join us in raising awareness and inspiring action to protect humpback whales and their ocean habitat. A Quiet Ocean | Great Bear Wild | Ian McAllister I slip into the ocean. My dry suit ... Read More

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

Will the Pacific north coast oil tanker ban hold water?

Media ReleasesJan 31, 2017

(31 January, 2017) In January 2016, West Coast Environmental Law Association released Keeping Our Coast Clean: Frequently asked questions about an oil tanker ban on BC’s Pacific North Coast , in response to the Prime Minister’s direction to ... 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

BC Government Admits Culling Of Wolves Is Inhumane, Yet Still Considers Cull Expansion

Media ReleasesJan 20, 2017

January 20, 2017 (Golden, BC) – A recent provincial government document that recommends expanding aerial gunning of wolves, along with increased hunting of mountain lions and deer has been met with outrage by environmental and animal welfare groups ... 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, 2016Megan Fee

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

Your support and voice has ensured that the Great Bear Rainforest remains oil tanker free.

Related NewsDec 1, 2016

We rarely get a definitive win when it comes to environmental protection. But today, we are celebrating a historical one for Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has officially announced that the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project is dead. The Great ... Read More

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