Three people seen from the air pulling garbage in a white bag along sand.

The Coastal Clean Up

The Coastal Clean Up removed over 128 tonnes of garbage in the central coast of B.C. in August and September. About 70% of that garbage that was collected was waste from the fishing industry.

We applaud the ecotourism boats involved …

Orca whale in bright green ocean spouting water out of it's blowhole.

Upcoming online panel discussion Spirits of the Coast

On Wednesday July 22nd at 6pm, join us for an online panel discussion bringing together contributors from the book, Spirits of the Coast.

Hear from Jess Housty (@Jesshousty), Nikki Iyolo Sanchez (@Nikkilaes), Misty MacDuffee (@Mistymacduffee) and Eric Mazimpaka (@Ericmazimpaka), as …

A huge tree with red brown trunk and a green dome of leaves stands tall in the foreground in front of bright blue skies and a forested mountain. One person is seen swinging from a rope in the tree half way up, looking very small compared to the tall trunk.

Our old growth forests

B.C.’s old growth forests are critically important ecologically, economically and culturally – and are typically between 200 to 2,000 years in age.⠀

These ecosystems are in crisis as the last remaining areas of old growth are still being clearcut. If …

Two men sit on rocks by the water in deep discussion

Stories from the Magic Canoe

Wa’xaid, Cecil Paul, was the last person born in the Kitlope and is chief of the killer whale clan of the Xenaksiala. Under his leadership, protection of the Kitlope set the stage for what would become the Great Bear Rainforest …

Elder Cecil Paul, wearing glasses, a white shirt and black suspenders seen seated in a room holding a white mug, in conversation.

Magic Canoe and Cecil Paul

Join us in Victoria on Thursday, Nov 21 at 7pm for a conversation with author Briony Penn, Raincoast’s Brian Falconer, and photographer Alex Harris, hosted by CBC’s Bob McDonald.

They’ll share stories about one of North America’s most important Indigenous …

A column of water with many salmon is pouring into the blue churning waters of the ocean.

Screening of ‘Artifishal’ at Cinecenta

Tomorrow, August 27th we are hosting a 7pm screening of Patagonia & Josh Bones Murphy’s Artifishal with Watershed Watch BC. Doors open at 6:20. The screening is at Cinecenta, Victoria.

This documentary takes a closer look at the devastating impact …

Presenter in grey shirt in a meeting room with a slide projecter

Salmon ocean ecology meeting in Portland

I enjoyed presenting and learning from all the great research presented at the salmon ocean ecology meeting in Portland this weekend. There were many great talks and much to learn about the status of salmon and the ocean conditions they …

A view of Mount in Washinton on a clear day on the Salish Sea

30th Salish Sea Ecosystem conference in Seattle

This week Raincoast scientists will be presenting our research at the 30th Salish Sea Ecosystem conference in Seattle.

We be presenting on Southern Resident killer whale recovery, the impacts of oil spills and marine mammals and salmon research and conservation …

A pirit bear and a black bear standing a few feet apart in the Great Bear Rainforest, both turn to look at the camera.

Join wildlife photographer John Marriott

In partnership with Coastal First Nations, we are working to protect all coastal carnivores from commercial trophy hunting in the Great Bear Rainforest.

Join Raincoast and wildlife photographer John E Marriott next Tuesday in Victoria and Wednesday in North Vancouver.…

a huge bear nicknamed Frank the tank

Frank the tank

Meet Frank the tank.

You can also come and meet his photographer John E Marriott this February with Raincoast in Victoria, 20th Feb at University of Victoria with Society of Geography and in Vancouver at Capilano University on the 21st.…

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