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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

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

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