On March 17, 2021, Transition Salt Spring, Raincoast Conservation Foundation, and Brinkman Earth Systems hosted a virtual workshop exploring opportunities for blue and green carbon projects to help finance Indigenous-led stewardship of the Coastal Douglas-fir and marine forests that sustain …
Despite the challenges of COVID-19, our research and restoration efforts in the Fraser River Estuary continued through 2020.
We continue to use technical submissions, and collaborative communication efforts with other conservation groups to inform decision makers and the public. Richmond and Delta municipalities (closest to the terminal) have also expressed their opposition, citing the environmental and human impacts from more ships and bigger terminals.
Raincoast’s approach to recovering Southern Resident killer whales stands on two primary tenets. First is to hold the line: to keep critical habitat in the Salish Sea from becoming further degraded. The second tenet is to reduce the immediate threats undermining their survival; lack of food, noise and disturbance from vessels, and pollutants that accumulate in their food.
Raincoast and Pender Islands Conservancy are now raising funds to purchase the S’DÁYES Flycatcher Forest.
We are one week into the fundraising campaign for the S,DÁYES Flycatcher Forest.
Raincoast is launching a new campaign to protect Douglas-fir, arbutus and cedar trees on Pender.
Our dedicated research vessel, Achiever, is a key part of the Raincoast team.
Youth education looks different during COVID.
There are currently just 74 members of the Southern Resident killer whales remaining.
Watersheds Forum 2020 is a virtual gathering that brings together a diverse community of water leaders.
Through our Salish Sea Emerging Stewards program, we have made resources for teachers and educators to deepen their students' understanding of the lands, waters and wildlife of Coastal British Columbia.
With the pilot Coastal Insights online learning series under our belt, we are now seeking to develop a new series.
When endangered Southern Resident killer whales are using the inside waters of the Salish Sea, they are in the presence of boats and ships about 85% of the time.
Last week the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Jonathan Wilkinson sent a letter to the Port of Vancouver’s CEO that stalls the government's decision on the project.
Raincoast’s Gulf Islands Forest Project is focused on addressing biodiversity loss, climate change and other human caused impacts on Coastal Douglas-fir (CDF) habitats.
As we all work to emerge from the covid-19 pandemic, 235 organizations, including Raincoast and many of you signed a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau to emphasize that investments in nature and biodiversity can create jobs and contribute to an economic recovery and a sustainable future.
The increased shipping noise from Terminal 2 will reduce feeding success for the Southern Residents.
This week with Coastal Insights you can learn about our inspiring and transformative Salish Sea Emerging Stewards program.
On Wednesday July 22nd at 6pm, join us for an online panel discussion bringing together contributors from the book, Spirits of the Coast.
The Port of Vancouver is proposing to double the size of its Deltaport shipping terminal in the Fraser Estuary.
Stó:lō, Dakelh, Lhtakoh, ?Elhdaqox. A river of such length has an equally long history.
Spirits of the Coast is our new favourite book. It brings together the work of marine biologists, Indigenous knowledge keepers, poets, artists and storytellers, united by their love for killer whales.
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.