An Ojibway girl tells a traditional tale with important life lessons that she first heard from Papa, and we reflect on the importance of Indigenous oral traditions.
Ellie Lamb is a naturalist and hiking guide who has made it her life’s work to listen to what Grizzly bears have to teach us, and to promote their wellbeing.
June 3 to 12, 2022 marks Oceans Week in Canada with World Oceans Day marking its middle on June 8. This week is an opportunity for everyone to celebrate the breathtaking marine environments found in this country and engage with various environmental organisations working to protect them. Here on the Pacific coast and in the Great Bear Rainforest (GBR) region we recognize the importance that the ocean plays in our everyday lives from a cultural, economic, recreational and biodiversity standpoint.
For a vast majority of people in the world today, the ocean begins and ends at the surface. It is
More than 100 items from artists and businesses around the world are up for grabs and showcased on an interactive StoryMap charting support for B.C. biodiversity and wildlife.
During childhood, Daisy Gilardini fell in love with the natural world. This passion has evolved into a lifelong commitment to spread the message of conservation and the need to preserve what’s left of the world’s remaining wild places. Today, she works as an accomplished conservation photographer specializing in the Polar Regions, with a particular emphasis on Antarctic wildlife and North American bears. She grew up in Switzerland but is now based out of Vancouver, Canada. A friend of Pacific Wild, she’s spent a great deal of time documenting wildlife in the Great Bear Rainforest region.
A friend and collaborator of Pacific Wild, Ryan Tidman is a conservation photographer and filmmaker based on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. He grew up with a love of nature, mesmerized by wildlife documentaries like Planet Earth. Since completing studies in Environmental Visual Communications at the Royal Ontario Museum, he’s found himself on numerous adventures around the globe documenting iconic moments with wildlife. Learn more about Ryan below.
Gillnet fishery remains open while fishermen go without catch for nearly two weeks — an historical first for the Strait of Georgia herring fishery. Conservationists and scientists believe government mismanagement and lack of mature fish to blame.
Conservationists and scientists urge DFO to close Pacific herring commercial fishery despite reduction in quota.
DFO just announced the closure of the commercial harvest of herring spawn on kelp (SOK) in the Central Coast. For the Heiltsuk people and many other coastal First Nations, SOK has been a cornerstone of their diet and ceremonies for thousands of years.
An amalgamation of not-for-profit organizations working to stop the British Columbia (B.C.) government’s wolf cull program launched Howl2Horgan, a new public engagement campaign targeted at Premier John Horgan.
On Monday February 7th, Pacific Wild’s Marine Campaigner Emmie Page held a talk on herring conservation. In her Protecting Pacific Herring: updates in conservation and management of B.C.’s foundational fish presentation, Emmie discussed the importance of herring as a keystone species of Pacific coast marine ecology.