Chris Darimont on Pacific Rim College Radio

Chris Darimont talks to Todd Howard on Pacific Rim College Radio about conservation science, forest ecology, and safeguarding wildlife

In this episode, Chris and Todd Howard discuss the Raincoast Conservation Foundation and his work as the Science Director. Chris helps to shed some light on British Columbia’s dwindling forests, the logging industry, and the limitations of commercial-scale tree planting, and more.

Howard Humchitt, Indigenous researcher sits on the ground in the forest noting down facts on paper, beside a trip wire to capture bear hair and a large beautiful tree on a sunny day.

New peer-reviewed paper released

Against the backdrop of British Columbia’s recent consideration of UNDRIP into legislation, and conflict between Canada and Indigenous Nations/hereditary leaders over pipeline development (e.g. Coastal Gas Link and Trans Mountain projects), this week we published…

Bear hair sticking out from a wire with the palm of a researcher visible behind it for contrast

Bear hair as a research tool

Lauren Henson of the Raincoast Applied Conservation Science Lab at University of Victoria uses bear hair to research population structures of grizzly and black bears from the interior of B.C. to the coast. She just wrote an article…

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