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Proposal for an alternative approach to wildlife management in BC

Media ReleasesJun 22, 2017

(June 22, 2017) The BC Liberal government announced in April 2017, just prior to the provincial election, that they planned to establishan independent agency to manage wildlife within the province. This announcement, based on consultation only ... Read More

Today on National Indigenous People's Day, how are you confronting Indigenous stereotypes and advocating for a sustainable and common future?

Related NewsJun 21, 2017

1. Donate: Donate to protect wildlife and their habitat in the Great Bear Rainforest. Support Pacific Wild’s commitment in defending wildlife and their habitat by developing and implementing conservation solutions in collaboration with First Nations ... Read More

June is Orca Awareness Month

Research & ReportsJun 13, 2017

June 2017 is Orca Awareness Month - let's get to know them better! Do you know the difference between resident and transient orcas? Don’t feel bad if you don’t as researchers only discovered this distinction in the late 1980s. Their diet, morphology ... Read More

Pacific Wild on World Oceans Day 2017 presents the Great Bear Sea MPA Network

Related NewsJun 8, 2017

Today is World Oceans Day! This global day of ocean celebration helps us to remember how important the oceans are for our own survival. The theme this year is “ Our Oceans, Our Future ”. Without the ocean, there is no life on this planet. In British ... Read More

Photo by Ian McAllister

Rockfish Need Marine Protected Areas

BlogJun 7, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

Rockfish in the coastal waters of British Columbia are characterized by their amazing variety of shapes, sizes and colours. From black to green and even crimson and vibrant orange, rockfish camo resembles the seafloor and rock faces where they live ... Read More

#CoastRunWild campaign: Grizzly T-shirt out now!

BlogJun 3, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

The second t-shirt design in the #CoastRunWild campaign with Postmark Brewing is out now! Help us ensure the long-term survival of grizzlies in British Columbia and advocate for the protection of threatened species and habitat in your own backyard. ... Read More

The Heiltsuk Nation says it applauds the federal government for introducing the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act

Media ReleasesMay 13, 2017

MAY 12, 2017 - Transportation Minister Marc Garneau has introduced the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act in the House of Commons. For years, the Heiltsuk Nation has been leading the fight to ban tankers and says it applauds the federal government for ... Read More

Coalition presents united front, calling on the Government of British Columbia to end the trophy hunting of grizzly bears across the province.

Media ReleasesMay 5, 2017

VICTORIA (May 5, 2017) - A coalition of non-profits, unions, filmmakers, and businesses present a united front in an open letter to the future Premier of B.C., calling on the Government of British Columbia to end the trophy hunting of grizzly bears ... Read More

Grizzly bear advocates deliver more than 75,000 names to Victoria calling for a ban on trophy hunting of grizzly bears in British Columbia

Media ReleasesApr 27, 2017

VICTORIA, B.C. (27 April 2017) – Animal advocates delivered more than 75,000 names from across the globe calling on the government of British Columbia to ban the trophy hunting of grizzly bears. The groups delivered the names to the Ministry of ... Read More

Photo by Ian McAllister

Earth Day 2017: Learn about the foundation species of the Great Bear Rainforest

BlogApr 22, 2017Lindsay Marie S...

Education is the foundation for environmental conservation and is the theme of Earth Day 2017’s campaign. Why have we chosen to focus on the foundational species of the Great Bear Rainforest? It’s simple, there is perhaps no other species that play ... Read More