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Warm-water sharks, dolphins found in part of Pacific dubbed 'tropical B.C.'

In The NewsJun 13, 2016

A change both remarkable and concerning is taking place in the waters off the province’s coast – in an area some are calling “tropical B.C.” A group of scientists and divers are sharing incredible footage and photos that show warm-water sharks, ... Read More

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Trophy hunting of grizzly bears to continue in British Columbia

In The NewsJun 13, 2016

British Columbia is cracking down on the use of sheep and goats as pack animals for big game hunters in its latest set of hunting and trapping regulations. But the contentious trophy hunting of grizzly bears will continue unchanged. The provincial ... Read More

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B.C. auditor general to look into grizzly hunt

Related NewsJun 2, 2016

B.C.'s auditor general will look into the province's controversial grizzly bear hunt to see if the government is managing the animals properly. The David Suzuki Foundation and the University of Victoria Environmental Law Centre asked for an ... Read More

ACTION ALERT: Look out - Enbridge is trying to rise from the dead

BlogJun 1, 2016Michaela Montaner

Federal approval of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipelines and tankers proposal expires in December. Last week, Enbridge asked the National Energy Board (NEB) for a three year extension to try to generate more support for the project (ha!). The NEB ... Read More

UNFILTERED: Hunting vs. the grizzly bear trophy hunt

BlogMay 27, 2016Pacific Wild

It’s been three years since Clayton Stoner killed Cheeky the grizzly for “trophy” in the Kwatna estuary, an area of British Columbia coast Coastal First Nations have declared off-limits to trophy hunting . In January 2016, Stoner was found guilty of ... Read More

Northern BC Residents and Groups Appeal to Trudeau to Reject Enbridge’s Three-Year Extension

Media ReleasesMay 25, 2016

PRINCE RUPERT, BC - Northern BC residents, community and environmental groups today sent a joint letter appealing to Prime Minister Trudeau to step in and reject the new three-year extension granted by the National Energy Board (NEB) on Enbridge's ... Read More

UNFILTERED: Protect biodiversity. It may be science, but it’s not quite rocket science.

BlogMay 20, 2016Michaela Montaner

Every month there is some special day to remind the world what is at stake. Last month, it was Earth Day , this month it’s International Day for Biodiversity, and next month it will be World Oceans Day. I haven’t polled the team yet as to which they ... Read More

BEHIND THE SCENES: Meet the GBR’s biodiversity mascots

BlogMay 19, 2016Michaela Montaner

Since inception, Pacific Wild has been pushing to protect the biodiversity the Great Bear Rainforest (GBR) represents. Lucky for us, we have some amazing mascots. Here are some of poster children of the GBR, with a look at the ecosystems and ... Read More

Province admits there is not enough intact habitat left for endangered caribou herds in the South Peace: affidavit

Media ReleasesMay 16, 2016

In an affidavit submitted to the B.C. Supreme Court, the government of British Columbia admits it allowed industrial development to destroy and fragment so much mountain caribou habitat in the South Peace region that caribou can no longer survive as ... Read More

UPDATE: Legal case exposes B.C. government’s wilful negligence of duty to protect wildlife, ecosystems

BlogMay 16, 2016Pacific Wild

In January 2015, the B.C. government launched an experimental, multi-year wolf kill program in the South Peace and South Selkirk regions. At the time, Minister of Forest, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thompson stated that the wolf cull ... Read More

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