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What Does Marine Protection Look Like in the Great Bear Rainforest?

BlogNov 7, 2018Krista Roessingh

The Great Bear Rainforest is a unique environment fed by the sea, by the salmon that spawn in thousands of streams and rivers, and by the rains that the ocean brings to its forests and wetlands. Communities in this coastal maze of inlets, islands, and mountains are nourished by the ocean. First ... Read More

LNG Project in the Great Bear Rainforest threatens whales and marine life on B.C. Coast

Media ReleasesOct 2, 2018

DENNY ISLAND BC, October 2nd, 2018 — A $40-billion liquefied natural gas project will break ground in Kitimat B.C., putting marine wildlife and whales on the BC north coast at risk. The project includes the construction of a 670-kilometre pipeline ... Read More

Photo by Ian McAllister for Pacific Wild

To protect the ocean and coastal communities, US and Canada must tackle 'rule-breaker' oil barges

Related NewsJun 8, 2018

June 8th is World Oceans Day, when people around our blue planet celebrate and honour the ocean, which connects us all. This year, those of us lucky to live in the northwest corner of North America along some of the most pristine and productive ... Read More

Photo by Ian McAllister for Pacific Wild. "Our leadership have always said that our coast is too precious and oil pipelines and tankers would threaten our culture, environment and economy" - CFN

Coastal First Nations welcomes the passing of the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act

Media ReleasesMay 8, 2018

(Vancouver, May 8, 2018) – The Coastal First Nations (CFN) welcomes the passing of the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act (Bill C-48) . “Our communities have been fighting to keep oil tankers out of our waters for at least 40 years,” said CFN’s senior policy ... Read More

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