Spirit Bears

It's Time To Protect The Great Bear Rainforest's Grizzlies

David Suzuki | Posted 02.10.2017 | Canada Impact
David Suzuki

The agreement between government, industry, First Nations and environmental groups to protect much of the Great Bear Rainforest should be celebrated. However, while the agreement helps protect grizzly bear and other wildlife habitat, it doesn't protect the bears themselves, contrary to B.C. Premier Christy Clark's claims at a news conference.

Bears Are My Neighbours, And You Wouldn't Slaughter Your Neighbours

Chelsea Turner | Posted 05.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Chelsea Turner

How can I spend time in the company of these animals, get to know them as individuals, and allow them to become at ease in my presence... knowing that the very next day trophy hunters could arrive and kill them? How can I look into the eyes of a bear and witness the intelligence and personality looking back at me, and then abandon that creature to fate? That's when I decided to join in the fight.

Spirit Bear Advocate Receives Honour

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A Canadian who has inspired millions of people in his mission to save a unique bear on British Columbia's central coast has been recognize...

Saving the Spirit Bear of British Columbia

Chris Genovali | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada
Chris Genovali

Raincoast Conservation Foundation has now secured the commercial trophy hunting rights across a large portion of B.C.'s Great Bear Rainforest. Coastal bears provide important services to the ecosystem. Killing them not only disrupts these processes but also potentially imperils populations. The very rare Spirit or Kermode Bear is a North American black bear living in the central and north coast of B.C. and it needs to be protected.

B.C. Town Concerned About White Bear Cubs

CBC | Posted 01.02.2012 | Canada

A pair of rare white bear cubs and a young black bear sibling have become a nuisance in a small town in eastern B.C., and local residents are being ur...