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IMAX

Ryan Reynolds to narrate the upcoming documentary GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST, a visually stunning journey to one of the last wild places on earth, to be released in select IMAX® and Giant Screen Theaters worldwide on February 15, 2019

    December 11, 2018, British Columbia, Canada – Byron Horner, Executive Producer andPresident of Spirit Bear Entertainment and distributor MacGillivray Freeman Films announcedtoday that Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds has signed on to narrate Great Bear Rainforest set inone of the planet’s most exquisite and secluded wildernesses. Hidden from the outside world, Canada’s Great Bear […]

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Marine Protection

Great Bear Live Part II: Looking Forward

This summer marked a new beginning for the Great Bear Sea Hydrophone Network. We deployed five Autonomous Multichannel Acoustic Recorders (AMAR G2s) around the Central Coast in Heiltsuk territory.

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Marine Protection

A History of Great Bear Live Part I

Many Pacific Wild followers and supporters learned about us, and about the Great Bear Rainforest, through Great Bear LIVE. Great Bear LIVE began in 2007, when we began experimenting with live-streaming video from hidden cameras in wolf and bear habitat. In those early years, we could not get the bandwidth to stream to the world […]

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Stories

Nine Reasons We Want Fish Farms out of B.C. Waters

On June 20th, twenty-two fish farms on the B.C. coast are up for tenure renewal, despite a growing resistance from First Nations, B.C. and international citizens. There are over 100 open-net cage salmon farms along on the B.C. coast, 98% owned by Norwegian companies, representing highly concentrated sources of waste, disease, and parasites that threaten […]

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No Tankers

Coastal First Nations welcomes the passing of the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act

(Vancouver, May 8, 2018) – The Coastal First Nations (CFN) welcomes the passing of the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act (Bill C-48). “Our communities have been fighting to keep oil tankers out of our waters for at least 40 years,” said CFN’s senior policy advisor Paul Kariya. “Our leadership have always said that our coast is […]

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Tavish Campbell Dives a BC Glass Sponge Reef
Marine Protection

Smothered Beauty

Shocking discovery of an extremely rare, undocumented glass sponge reef smothered under a Cermaq Canada net-pen salmon farm near Vancouver

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Marine Protection

On Earth Day, Government of Canada targets plastic waste and marine litter with launch of online consultation

EASTERN PASSAGE, NS, April 22, 2018 /CNW/ – Plastic waste and marine litter pose an increasingly serious threat to our oceans and marine life. Canada is committed to protecting our environment and preserving our waterways, so that all Canadians can continue to enjoy the beauty, health and economic benefits that our oceans, lakes and rivers provide. The Government of Canada is […]

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Media Releases

Loss of South Selkirk mountain caribou herd a wake-up call for B.C. and Canada

MEDIA RELEASE | APR. 12, 2018 – Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y)  After a recent census found just three female animals remaining, Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) says the de-facto extinction of the international South Selkirk caribou herd is a conservation disaster. The organization is calling for an immediate moratorium on industrial activity in […]

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Marine Protection

Government of Canada introduces new protections for fish and their habitat

Ottawa, Ontario – From coast to coast to coast, Canadians have signaled their strong passion for protecting the fish and fish habitat that play such a vital role in our environment, our communities and our livelihoods. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced amendments to the Fisheries Act that would […]

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Marine Protection

Minister LeBlanc announces independent expert panel on aquaculture science

Ottawa, Ontario – February 02, 2018 – The Government of Canada is committed to regulating a responsible and sustainable aquaculture sector. Robust and credible science helps the Government make evidence-based decisions that support the protection of our environment, ensuring that sustainable industries continue to provide good, middle-class jobs for Canadians. Today, Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans […]

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