Pacific Wild In The News

Of Rights, Roe and Reconcilation

In The NewsSep 14, 2018

This story is written by Ian Gill, and was originally published in Hakai Magazine. Read the original story here . On the British Columbia coast, the Heiltsuk First Nation asserts its rights to manage its resources, and who has access to them, ... Read More

Wolves are taking to the streets of Vancouver

In The NewsFeb 21, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 — Pacific Wild launches new ad campaign on the streets of Vancouver to remind British Columbians about the ongoing government-sponsored wolf cull program. In an effort to capture new and off-line audiences in a piece ... Read More

Photo: Jordan Wilson/Pacific Wild

Fighting for their coastline

In The NewsJan 18, 2018

The articulated tugboat Nathan E. Stewart grounded with fuel barge off Athlone Island on B.C.'s north coast in October 2016. Although the barge itself was empty, when the tug ran aground, it spilled more than 110,000 litres of fuel into into ... Read More

Meet Rare Sea Wolves Who Live Off The Ocean And Can Swim For Hours

In The NewsJul 10, 2017

A website called boredpanda recently featured Ian McAllister's photographs of sea wolves residing along the Pacific coast of B.C. “We know from exhaustive DNA studies that these wolves are genetically distinct from their continental kin,” says ... Read More

HSI/Canada, Pacific Wild, and middle school students unite to protect wildlife in the lead-up to the provincial election

In The NewsMar 28, 2017

VICTORIA (March 28, 2017) – Humane Society International/Canada, Pacific Wild, and middle school students from Glenlyon Norfolk school are calling on the B.C. government to implement a complete ban on the trophy hunting of grizzly bears in British ... Read More

Award-winning photographer and author Ian McAllister's luminous photographs illustrate the story of a lone wolf who swims to one of the small islands that dot the rainforest's coast.

NEW! The children's book WOLF ISLAND is out today!

In The NewsMar 14, 2017

Wolf Island is out today! A children's book by Pacific Wild's Ian McAllister and author Nicholas Read about a family of coastal wolves living on an island in the Great Bear Rainforest . These wolves are guardians of genetic diversity lost in other ... Read More

Ingmar's "worry" now a tragic reality

In The NewsNov 7, 2016

IN JUNE 2015, Focus ran a story on the risks to the coast posed by the Nathan E. Stewart , an articulated tug barge (ATB), potentially spilling millions of litres of hydrocarbon fuels from its two 300-foot barges. The article, entitled “Ingmar’s ... Read More

'Cruel' bear spear-hunting should be banned: wildlife advocates

In The NewsAug 17, 2016

Wildlife advocates are calling on the B.C. government to outlaw spear-hunting after graphic video of a hunter killing a bear led to a decision to ban the practice in Alberta. Only migratory game birds or bison are off-limits to spear hunters in B.C ... Read More

Image: Ian McAllister/Pacific Wild

Warm-water sharks, dolphins found in part of Pacific dubbed 'tropical B.C.'

In The NewsJun 13, 2016

A change both remarkable and concerning is taking place in the waters off the province’s coast – in an area some are calling “tropical B.C.” A group of scientists and divers are sharing incredible footage and photos that show warm-water sharks, ... Read More

Image: Ian McAllister/Pacific Wild

Trophy hunting of grizzly bears to continue in British Columbia

In The NewsJun 13, 2016

British Columbia is cracking down on the use of sheep and goats as pack animals for big game hunters in its latest set of hunting and trapping regulations. But the contentious trophy hunting of grizzly bears will continue unchanged. The provincial ... Read More