Stories & News

Open Letters

Joint Letter: Confront the Climate Emergency

Pacific Wild in collaboration with more than 500 diverse organizations and groups have signed onto the “Confront the Climate Emergency” open letter to Premier David Eby and the Government of British Columbia.

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The Public’s Opinion & Views on Trawling
Bottom Trawling

Trawling for Truth

Because trawling takes place in a largely out-of-sight out-of-mind way, Pacific Wild sought to understand how much the Canadian and British Columbia public knew about this industrial fishing practice. In June 2022, we commissioned an independent polling company, Research Co., to structure a series of questions that would gather preliminary data on public opinion regarding the bottom trawl fishery in B.C. This technical blog explores the results.

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Marine Protected Areas

5 Benefits of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)

Marine protected areas (MPAs) can be as easy as your ABCs. Marine protected areas (MPAs) are used to manage, protect and restore wildlife, habitats and culturally important areas—like parks for the ocean.

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Marine Protected Areas

ABCs of MPAs

Marine protected areas (MPAs) can be as easy as your ABCs. Marine protected areas (MPAs) are used to manage, protect and restore wildlife, habitats and culturally important areas—like parks for the ocean.

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Marine Protected Areas

MPA’s with Susan Conrad

78 day kayak adventure from the San Juan Islands to Sitka, Alaska, Susan Conrad reflects on the importance of marine protection for species on the coast.

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Stories

What is a Forest Worth?

On the two year anniversary of the Ada’itsx (Fairy Creek) blockade, Pacific Wild’s Nick Harrison reflects on the value of forests from a variety of perspectives.

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