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Historic joint management agreement marred by conflict

Media ReleasesMar 27, 2016

Photos available. See links below. Following decades of tension, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) appeared to be turning over a new leaf when they signed the final component of the 2016 Heiltsuk-DFO Herring Joint Management Plan with the Heiltsuk ... Read More

BC government delivers flawed consultation amidst moves to increase trophy hunting in 2016

Media ReleasesFeb 1, 2016

February 1, 2016 (Vancouver, B.C.) - Ignoring the fact that 95% of British Columbians oppose any kind of trophy hunt , the B.C. government quietly released a number of proposals for public input in early December 2015 that, if passed, would ... Read More

Courts asked to rule on B.C.’s controversial wolf cull

Media ReleasesJan 20, 2016

January 20, 2016 [Victoria, B.C.] – Pacific Wild and Valhalla Wilderness Society are challenging the legality of the government of British Columbia’s controversial wolf cull program. In January 2015, despite considerable opposition, the B.C. ... Read More

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