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Photo by Ian McAllister. B.C.'s Mountain Caribou Recovery Implementation Plan, now over 10 years old, has protected logging, industrial development and recreation at the expense of wildlife - both caribou and wolves.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TAKES A CRUCIAL STEP TOWARDS ENFORCING THE SPECIES AT RISK ACT TO SAVE BC’S MOUNTAIN CARIBOU

Media ReleasesMay 7, 2018

Monday, May 7, 2018 - The Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada -- responding to petitions and court actions by several environmental groups and individuals -- has now made a formal determination that Southern Mountain Caribou face “ ... 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

Photo by Tavish Campbell, "Smothered Reef: Salmon Farms and Glass Sponges"

Glass Sponge Reefs and the Need for Protection

Related NewsApr 26, 2018

APRIL 26, 2018 - Glass Sponge Reefs and the Need for Protection, CPAWS BC Introduction Glass sponge reefs are a globally unique treasure thought to have gone extinct 40 million years ago, until living glass sponge reefs were discovered in Hecate ... Read More

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

Media ReleasesApr 22, 2018

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 ... Read More

Photo: David Moskowitz

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

Media ReleasesApr 12, 2018

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 ... Read More

The ocean floor off St. Anns Bank, which is designated as a federal marine-protected site. Canada has promised to "protect" 10 per cent of marine waters by 2020, but what that means in terms of restrictions on fishing and other commercial activity has not been established. (Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Liberals, Indigenous leaders among those to set rules for marine protected areas

Related NewsApr 11, 2018

The Trudeau government has named an advisory panel to navigate the stormy issue of what activities will and will not be allowed inside coastal waters and ocean designated as marine protected areas. Canada has promised to "protect" 10 per cent of ... 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

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

Government of Canada introduces new protections for fish and their habitat

Media ReleasesFeb 6, 2018

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 ... Read More

Photo by Ian McAllister for Pacific Wild

Minister LeBlanc announces independent expert panel on aquaculture science

Media ReleasesFeb 2, 2018

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 ... Read More

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