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Will the Pacific north coast oil tanker ban hold water?

Media ReleasesJan 31, 2017

(31 January, 2017) In January 2016, West Coast Environmental Law Association released Keeping Our Coast Clean: Frequently asked questions about an oil tanker ban on BC’s Pacific North Coast , in response to the Prime Minister’s direction to ... Read More

Speak up for the Scott Islands by January 29th, 2017

BlogJan 20, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

The public comment period for submitting feedback on the draft regulations for a National Wildlife Area (NWA) for the waters around the Scott Islands on Northern Vancouver Island is open until January 29th. The Scott Islands are home to the largest ... Read More

BC Government Admits Culling Of Wolves Is Inhumane, Yet Still Considers Cull Expansion

Media ReleasesJan 20, 2017

January 20, 2017 (Golden, BC) – A recent provincial government document that recommends expanding aerial gunning of wolves, along with increased hunting of mountain lions and deer has been met with outrage by environmental and animal welfare groups ... Read More

See what we have accomplished in 2016

BlogJan 1, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

There has never been an uneventful year in Pacific Wild’s conservation campaigns to protect Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest, but 2016 is definitely going down in the history books as one to remember. Your contributions have helped our campaigns, ... Read More

Why were two young cougars killed in Ocean Falls this winter?

BlogDec 20, 2016Megan Fee

Why were two young cougars killed in Ocean Falls this winter? The recent killing (November 25th) of two young cougars by a Conservation Officer in Ocean Falls, B.C., has highlighted the complicated relationship between wild carnivores and humans. ... Read More

Your support and voice has ensured that the Great Bear Rainforest remains oil tanker free.

Related NewsDec 1, 2016

We rarely get a definitive win when it comes to environmental protection. But today, we are celebrating a historical one for Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has officially announced that the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project is dead. The Great ... Read More

Will the grizzly bear trophy hunt be an election issue?

Will the grizzly bear trophy hunt be an election issue?

BlogNov 20, 2016Anonymous (not verified)

With the fall grizzly bear trophy hunt underway for the year and the provincial election on the horizon, putting an end to the hunt is top of mind for many in B.C. Coastal First Nations (an alliance of nine First Nations along the central and north ... Read More

Kinder Morgan decision will have consequences for federal government and beyond

Related NewsNov 20, 2016

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson has staked his political career on turning his city into the world's greenest. For him, the idea of more oil tankers on the city's coast mixes with that vision like oil and water — not well. That is why Robertson has ... Read More

Humpback whale found dead near Klemtu, B.C., says aquaculture company

Related NewsNov 19, 2016

A dead humpback whale has been found stuck in equipment at an empty fish farm on B.C.'s Central Coast. Marine Harvest Canada said in a news release that the whale was found earlier this week entangled in an anchor support line at a site in Sheep ... Read More

Justin Trudeau announces $1.5B ocean protection plan

Related NewsNov 7, 2016

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the government's $1.5-billion ocean protection plan in Vancouver today for responses to tanker and fuel spills in the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic oceans. Trudeau said the funding over five years will include ... Read More

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