This July, our staff had an opportunity to visit some of the existing and proposed marine protected areas (MPAs) within the Northern Shelf Bioregion MPA network on the central coast of British Columbia (B.C). This is what they saw…
Grizzly bears are listed under the Species at Risk Act and have some protections in place in Canada as well as in the United States, including B.C’s ban on the grizzly bear trophy hunt which was put in place in 2017. However, pro-hunting sentiment has remained and there are concerns that protection measures for grizzlies may be threatened on both sides of the border in 2023.
This blog post and video explore four different perspectives on how humans can and should learn to coexist with wolves. Jonah Keim a biologist and research scientist discusses alternatives solutions to the wolf cull such as blocking access roads with trees and soil to reduce wolves’ easy access to endangered caribou.
August 1, 2023 To:Honourable Bruce RalstonMinistry of ForestsGovernment of British ColumbiaFOR.Minister@gov.bc.caPhone: (250) 387-6240Fax: (250) 387-1040 Regarding: Grizzly Bear Stewardship Framework
The Coastal Marine Strategy is a comprehensive plan to address the health and stewardship of marine ecosystems and resilience of coastal communities. The strategy, co-developed by the Government of British Columbia and Indigenous Nations, underwent a public consultation period from December 15, 2022 – April 14, 2023.
The B.C. government has released 46 graphic wolf cull images to Pacific Wild. We are now sharing them with the public.
The B.C. Government has made public 46 pages of disturbing, coloured photographs that depict wolves being killed by gunfire from helicopters.
Joint Feedback from Environmental Non-Governmental Organizations on the British Columbia Coastal Marine Strategy Policy Intentions Paper
19 groups of non-governmental organizations have provided joint feedback on how the Coastal Marine Strategy Policy Intentions Paper can be transformed into a strong and effective strategy for protecting and managing the coast of British Columbia.
Reflection on the 2023 spring roe herring fishery and how a century of industrial overharvesting has left Pacific herring populations on the B.C. coast in a perilous state
Despite the cold, thousands of people showed their love for ancient forests on Saturday as crowds led by Indigenous forest
A British Columbia wolf was euthanized in Alberta to end its suffering after a non-responsive radio collar was found to have been strangling the wolf to death over an extended period
Last week the fifth International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5) gathered thousands of ocean conservation professionals and high-level officials to discuss how we intend to achieve the unified goal to protect 30% of our oceans by 2030.