Tracking Raincoast

A flock of birds take flight above the water with a port visible in the background.

Roberts Bank Terminal 2 and the heart of the Fraser Estuary

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.
A rainbow is created by the exhalation of a killer whale breaking through the water.

Southern Residents and recovery

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.
Triptych of photographs. Biggest picture is aerial shot of Raincoast boat Achiever with sail up in sea green water. Top left is skipper Nick Sinclair in a red beanie on the boat. Bottom left is a group of people with cameras and other equipment standing on the boat looking at the water to its side.

Marine operations

The past year saw Achiever and crew as busy as ever with research projects, monitoring visits to our hunting tenures in the Great Bear Rainforest, and playing a central role in our expanding program of youth education in the Salish …