Marine mammals

British Columbia’s coastline is 900 kilometres as the crow flies, but includes over 27,000 kilometers of archipelago, inlets, islands and fjords. This geography fosters a spectacular diversity of life but also makes it vulnerable to a variety of threats, from oil spills to increasing industrialization. Our marine conservation program aims to protect marine mammals, marine birds and their habitats.

We asked you to provide input to the Canadian government survey on these measures
Marine mammals

We asked you to provide input to the Canadian government survey on these measures

To reduce threats to critically endangered Southern Resident killer whales, the federal government took initial steps in the last two years to limit noise and disturbance (from vessels) and to create areas where killer whales can feed without competition from …

The Supreme Court of Canada announced today that it will not hear a set of legal challenges to help the Southern Resident killer whales
Marine mammals

The Supreme Court of Canada announced today that it will not hear a set of legal challenges to help the Southern Resident killer whales

Breaking News: The Supreme Court of Canada announced today that it will not hear a set of legal challenges to the federal government’s re-approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline project, including our case with Ecojustice and Living Oceans aimed at …

BREAKING. Raincoast takes on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion at the Supreme Court of Canada
Marine mammals

BREAKING. Raincoast takes on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion at the Supreme Court of Canada

BREAKING. Today, Raincoast takes our work to protect Southern Resident killer whales from the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada.⠀

Working with Living Oceans and our legal team at Ecojustice, we have filed …

The Federal Court of Appeal decides it will not hear our case with Ecojustice and Living Oceans
Marine mammals

The Federal Court of Appeal decides it will not hear our case with Ecojustice and Living Oceans

On Sept 4th the Federal Court of Appeal decided it will not hear our case with Ecojustice and Living Oceans about the federal government’s approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.

While we are extremely disappointed by this decision, …

The Federal Court of Appeal ruled against hearing case challenging the federal government approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline.
Marine mammals

The Federal Court of Appeal ruled against hearing case challenging the federal government approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline.

Today the Federal Court of Appeal ruled that it will not hear our case – with Ecojustice and Living Oceans – challenging the federal government’s approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline project.

We are extremely disappointed and are now considering …