orcas

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 …

Close up of orca whale, black and white head and body and front fins visible in clear green water

Recovery efforts for resident orcas

In 2019, we saw the most significant threat reduction measures the Canadian government has taken to date to support recovery of Southern Resident killer whales.

Our engagement with federal departments helped establish five technical working groups that focus on specific …

Two orca whale bodies and their fins visible as they are more than half out of the blue ocean water, with some froth near their heads and a beautiful prism of rainbow colours arcing across the foreground

Show your love this Valentine’s day

Raincoast has a deep commitment to all the wildlife of BC’s Coast, including the Southern Resident killer whales.

We have been using science, legal action and public engagement to further recovery efforts for this critically endangered species. You can also …

Five whales in a pod appearing brick red from the air swimming in a row in the dark blue grey ocean.

Killer whale emergency

Killer whale emergency. 

The Southern Resident killer whales are critically endangered. They need our help. Raincoast and partners are petitioning the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Dominic LeBlanc and Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna to request that …

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