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Ryan Reynolds to narrate the upcoming documentary GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST, a visually stunning journey to one of the last wild places on earth, to be released in select IMAX® and Giant Screen Theaters worldwide on February 15, 2019

    December 11, 2018, British Columbia, Canada – Byron Horner, Executive Producer andPresident of Spirit Bear Entertainment and distributor MacGillivray Freeman Films announcedtoday that Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds has signed on to narrate Great Bear Rainforest set inone of the planet’s most exquisite and secluded wildernesses. Hidden from the outside world, Canada’s Great Bear […]

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IMAX

Ryan Reynolds to narrate the upcoming documentary GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST, a visually stunning journey to one of the last wild places on earth, to be released in select IMAX® and Giant Screen Theaters worldwide on February 15, 2019

    December 11, 2018, British Columbia, Canada – Byron Horner, Executive Producer andPresident of Spirit Bear Entertainment and distributor MacGillivray Freeman Films announcedtoday that Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds has signed on to narrate Great Bear Rainforest set inone of the planet’s most exquisite and secluded wildernesses. Hidden from the outside world, Canada’s Great Bear […]

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No Tankers

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

(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 advisor Paul Kariya. “Our leadership have always said that our coast is […]

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Marine Protection

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

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 continue to enjoy the beauty, health and economic benefits that our oceans, lakes and rivers provide. The Government of Canada is […]

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Media Releases

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

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 South Selkirk caribou herd is a conservation disaster. The organization is calling for an immediate moratorium on industrial activity in […]

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Marine Protection

Government of Canada introduces new protections for fish and their habitat

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 LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced amendments to the Fisheries Act that would […]

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I Call The Great Bear My Home

The salt is in my blood, it courses through my veins; it is in my DNA, it is embedded in my brain.  I travel the same waterways and walk through the same ancient forests as my people have done for over 14,000 years. Operating in the home of the Heiltsuk people, Pacific  Wild has shown […]
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Sea Otter Awareness Week

The final week in September is "Sea Otter Awareness Week" - an annual recognition of the vital role that sea otters play in the nearshore ecosystem.  When people think about sea otters the first thing that often comes to mind is their endearing cuteness, but they are much more important than that. Sea otters are considered […]
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Rockfish Need Marine Protected Areas

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, usually settling in one place for most of their lives. With over 100 species of […]
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A Quiet Ocean

Today, February 18th 2017, is World Whale Day. We invite you to join us in raising awareness and inspiring action to protect humpback whales and their ocean habitat.    A Quiet Ocean | Great Bear Wild | Ian McAllister I slip into the ocean. My dry suit and body vibrate with the otherworldly sound of humpback […]
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Protect habitat, don’t kill wolves: government scientists admit wolf cull is inhumane, yet propose expansion

Two science advisors for the B.C. government have recommended that Premier Christy Clark’s administration expand its program to kill wolves, mountain lions, moose and deer in an experimental attempt to conserve and recover threatened southern mountain caribou. Written in October 2016 by two members of the Provincial Mountain Caribou Recovery Science Team, "Next Steps for […]
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Why were two young cougars killed in Ocean Falls this winter?

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. This particular wild carnivore, the cougar, Puma concolor, is extremely rare to encounter despite its relatively widespread […]
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