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The blue ocean with an orca. The orca's dorsal fin and head are just visible above the water.

National Energy Board Approval of Trans Mountain Proposal

Today’s recommendation by the National Energy Board for approval of the Trans Mountain tanker and pipeline proposal was no surprise. Unfortunately no mitigation measures can protect the Southern Residents from the noise of the increased tanker traffic. The Canadian government have already bought the pipeline. If the cost also includes the extinction of the Southern …

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A collage of nine favourite and most popular wildlife conservation photos of 2018.

From Spirit bears and grizzlies to cougars and killer whales 2018 has been a year…

Which is your favourite?  From Spirit bears and grizzlies to cougars and killer whales 2018 has been a year of many conservation wins for Raincoast and our partners up and down the British Columbian coast.  You can learn more about what we have achieved and what we plan for 2019 in Tracking Raincoast, our annual …

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A white bear lies down on it side and takes a rest in the mossy forests of the Great Bear Rainforest.

Yes – we were on a break

A little over a week ago we reached our fundraising goal for purchasing the Nadeea hunting tenure in the Great Bear Rainforest and the territories of our @coastalfirstnations partners. This is a significant conservation win that safeguards coastal carnivores from commercial trophy hunting in an area of over 2,350 square kilometres. We owe all of you a …

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A map of the Nadeea tenure with logos by Raincoast Conservation Foundation and Central Coast First Nations.

We did it! Fundraising for the Nadeea tenure is complete

Yesterday was the day of reckoning. With online donations, cheques arriving in the mail, and match funding in place, we can now confirm that we’ve finally met our fundraising goal of $500,000! In the coming weeks we will formally complete our purchase of the Nadeea hunting tenure, and another 2,350 square kilometres of the Great …

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