Great Bear Blog

From Habitat's Deck: A Cook's View of the Great Bear Rainforest

BlogJun 20, 2018Pacific Wild

Ian McAllister’s catamaran , Habitat, is anchored in a bay in the Great Bear Rainforest, but somehow the anchor is still being dragged by an angry onslaught of hurricane-force winds. Haley Crozier, Habitat’s capable deck hand, reassures me. She’s seen worse winds, she says. We’ll be fine, she adds ... Read More

Photo by Ian McAllister

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

BlogMay 25, 2018Krista Roessingh

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 ... Read More

Smothered Beauty

BlogApr 26, 2018Pacific Wild

Authored by Pacific Wild correspondent Tavish Campbell "Be safe!" yelled Farlyn as I rolled out of our small Zodiac. Zipped tightly into my drysuit, with camera in hand, I ducked under the surface and descended into the blackness. My sister had ... Read More

From left to right: Xavier Mouy, David Hannay, Krista Roessingh, and Jordan Wilson

Pacific Wild receives new autonomous hydrophones and recorders for the Great Bear Sea Hydrophone Network

BlogMar 12, 2018Pacific Wild

Pacific Wild and GBEAR are extremely grateful and excited to receive a set of autonomous hydrophones (underwater microphones) and recorders from JASCO Applied Sciences, as well as excellent training in ocean acoustics from Tom Dakin at Ocean ... Read More

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