Misty MacDuffee with Gloria Macarenko on CBC’s On the Coast

Misty MacDuffee with Gloria Macarenko on CBC’s On the Coast

“This win follows years of effort by Raincoast scientists compiling, discussing, and refining detailed legal and scientific arguments. We salute our lawyers at Ecojustice for their brilliant work on this monumental case. We congratulate our co-plaintiffs at Living Oceans on a job well done. And to you, our supporters, we extend our gratitude and appreciation.”

This is a photo of a beach at low tide with a patch of tall marsh-like grass, and with a bearded man walking on the left of the image holding a yellow device in his left hand. It is a grey day.

Back at field work for the Fraser Connectivity Project

Just when I thought field work was over I find myself back out at Sturgeon Bank! Today @rileyfinnn and I are mapping marsh islands as part of long term monitoring investigating marsh recession as well as baseline data for monitoring any changes related to the Fraser Connectivity Project!

J16 and J26 on a smokey day in the Salish Sea.

Backgrounder: Emergency order under the Species at Risk Act

In May, the federal government concluded Southern Resident killer whales face imminent threats to their survival and recovery, requiring a response under the Species at Risk Act. Five organizations — the David Suzuki Foundation, Georgia Strait Alliance, the Natural Resources Defence Council, Raincoast Conservation Foundation and WWF Canada — petitioned the minister of fisheries and …

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J50 swims toward San Juan Island. Photo by NOAA.

Fisheries closures needed for killer whales | Raincoast Conservation Foundation

We have been working with partners to compel emergency action from the federal government and, given the dire situation that has unfolded over the last few weeks, we are now asking that they go further than the measures we have previously called for. Source: Fisheries closures needed for killer whales | Raincoast Conservation Foundation Fisheries …

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