Raincoast Conservation Foundation

Kinder Morgan Makes For Strange Bedfellows

Ecojustice | Posted 08.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Ecojustice

We are mystified that with so much at stake, with the risks of this project being so high, the board would quibble over nine days. We would have expected the board to err on the side of good process and give Kinder Morgan the extra time to answer the questions that have been asked by municipalities, landowners, local businesses, First Nations and environmental organizations.

There's No "Action" in the Killer Whale Action Plan

Ecojustice | Posted 07.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Ecojustice

It seems that the federal government decided to leave the "action" out of its killer whale draft action plan. The result is a vague, disappointing plan that is legally and scientifically inadequate to meet four key recovery outcomes.

Are They Safe Now?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - It was a successful experiment in recovering an endangered species — too successful, for some, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service no...

B.C.'s Top Artists Gather to Protect Great Bear Rainforest

Jeffrey Whiting | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jeffrey Whiting

"Art for an Oil Free Coast" will open for just a few days on Granville Island featuring a film, book and art exhibit featuring dozens of British Columbia's most talented and acclaimed visual artists. The exhibit -- designed to stimulate discussion about the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline in Kitimat, B.C. -- will then travel to Victoria, Saltspring Island and beyond.

Art For An Oil-Free Coast

Chris Genovali | Posted 08.04.2012 | Canada Politics
Chris Genovali

Fifty artists will take up paintbrushes and carving tools to portray Canada's fragile "raincoast," the results of which will be published in an art book. Their goal is to bring attention to the dramatic beauty and ecological diversity of B.C.'s central and north coast that will be at risk if tankers are permitted to ship tar sand oil through the region's narrow and dangerous channels.

Crying Wolf?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2011 | Canada

100 MILE HOUSE, B.C. - Hunted to near-extinction in North America by the 1950s, the British Columbia wolf population has long since rebounded.Now, thi...