Media Releases

International spotlight continues to shine on B.C. wolves

Media ReleasesOct 1, 2015

National Geographic - Pacific Wild - Sea Legacy October 1, 2015 – As the October edition of National Geographic Magazine hits newsstands around the world, tens of millions of people are being introduced to the “sea wolf”, an enigmatic, rare and ... Read More

Mountain caribou plan failed to protect adequate inland temperate rainforest

Media ReleasesSep 30, 2015

Valhalla Wilderness Society — Wolf Awareness Inc.— Save the Cedar League — Wilderness Committee — Pacific Wild — Raincoast Conservation Foundation — Bears Matter — Purcell Wilderness Alliance — Wildlife Defence League — Association for the ... Read More

Miley Cyrus travels to B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest

Media ReleasesSep 21, 2015

Click here to take an action to #SaveBCWolves September 20 2015 - Miley Cyrus and her brother Braison travelled to the Great Bear Rainforest on the central coast of British Columbia this weekend to join local wildlife conservationists from Pacific ... Read More

National Geographic Magazine Shines Spotlight on British Columbia’s Threatened Sea Wolves

Media ReleasesSep 15, 2015

Wolves that prey on seals and sea lions, fish for salmon, and swim from island to island throughout Canada’s Pacific coast are making their international debut in this month's issue of National Geographic Magazine. "These wolves are genetically ... Read More

Dramatic footage from Great Bear Rainforest shows the killer whales, humpbacks threatened by LNG proposal

Media ReleasesAug 12, 2015

Pacific Wild releases first footage, acoustics from project tracking whales throughout central coast Media contact: Michaela Montaner, 604.649.8613, michaela [at] pacificwild [dot] org August 12, 2015 (Denny Island) – A long-term project monitoring ... Read More

Advisory: Gold mine shut down in the Great Bear Rainforest

Media ReleasesJul 27, 2015

(UPDATED: July 29, 2015 at 9:30am) FOOTAGE: View on Vimeo (download link available below video) PHOTOS: See "Attachments" below for photo downloads Earlier this month, the B.C. Ministry of Environment issued a shutdown order, having determined the ... Read More

New research shows habitat loss driving south peace caribou towards extinction

Media ReleasesMay 11, 2015

Eight environmental groups, Valhalla Wilderness Society, Pacific Wild, Raincoast Conservation Foundation, Wilderness Committee, Wildlife Defence League, The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals, Wolf Awareness Inc., and Bears Matter ... Read More

Departure of Empty Gillnet Boats from Central Coast Validates Heiltsuk Concerns over Lack of Herring

Media ReleasesApr 2, 2015

On Wednesday evening, Heiltsuk vessels escorted commercial herring boats as they made their way out of the Central Coast. After 10 days of intense negotiations and demonstrations following a herring seine fishery that violated the Heiltsuk’s ban, ... Read More

Tough Talks Between DFO and Heiltsuk Leaders Yield Progress, But No Resolution on Area 7 Herring Fishery

Media ReleasesMar 31, 2015

DFO Regional Director General Sue Farlinger arrived at the central coast DFO office near Bella Bella late Monday afternoon to meet with Heiltsuk leadership: Chief Councillor Marilyn Slett, Hemas Harvey Humchitt, Hemas Gary Housty, elected leader Reg ... Read More

Heiltsuk Nation Blockades DFO Office on BC Central Coast

Media ReleasesMar 30, 2015

For Immediate Release A group of some 50 Heiltsuk band members, including Chief Councillor Marilyn Slett, has placed DFO’s central coast office near Bella Bella on lockdown since 5:30 Sunday evening in defiance of a planned herring gillnet fishery ... Read More