THE 15-MINUTE TEST

Thanksgiving morning. I’m alone. The house is quiet. No plans. Perfect day to write. “But,” I hear my inner sloth whine, “I don’t feel like writing. I’m tired. It’s a holiday. I shouldn’t have to work. ” I just finished …

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Research: Publication reform to safeguard wildlife from researcher harm

Scientists from Raincoast Conservation Foundation, University of Victoria, Alpha Wildlife Research & Management, and University of Saskatchewan reviewed more than 200 peer-reviewed academic journals that commonly publish wildlife research, evaluating the presence and comprehensiveness of ‘Animal Care’ requirements of authors. …

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Emotional Intelligence Competency Cards

EQ Competency Cards

The EQ Competency Cards are a brightly designed learning aid based on the EQ-i 2.0. They’re fun and engaging and easy to use. We’ve been using these…

Volunteer with us!

The Anti-Violence Project is looking for passionate volunteers! We are the on-campus sexual assault centre at the University of Victoria. We provide sex-positive, anti-oppressive services to people of all genders to prevent and act against gender-based and sexualized violence, including …

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Oceans Awards win – Raincoast’s Dr. Chris Darimont honoured with Murray A. Newman Conservation Award

Earlier this week, Raincoast’s Dr. Chris Darimont was honoured with the Murray A. Newman Conservation award at the Ocean Awards. The award was presented by Dr. Peter Ross, Vice-president of Research at Ocean Wise®. Darimont was recognized for the significance …

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Creating transformative experiences for students on the Salish Sea

Passengers of all ages aboard Achiever have experienced awe, belonging, and even transcendence while communing with nature. People are transported beyond their everyday life and often report having a sense of deep harmony with something bigger. These experiences are transformative …

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