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Year two of grizzly bear behaviour monitoring in the Atnarko Corridor, Nuxalk Territory

year two of grizzly bear behaviour monitoring in the atnarko corridor nuxalk territory

Patience, attention to detail, and the ability to adapt are a few human qualities that many strive to attain. Grizzly bear field research here on the Atnarko River, Nuxalk Territory, affords our crew the opportunity to develop those traits and …

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Watersheds 2020 Forum – some lessons from the Lower Fraser River

watersheds 2020 forum some lessons from the lower fraser river

Since 2017, Raincoast has been collaborating with the Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA), West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL) and the Martin Conservation Decisions Lab at the University of British Columbia (UBC) to address the systemic failure of governments and agencies …

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S1 E13: Back to the lab with Dr. Melanie Wills from the G. Magnotta Research Lab at the University of Guelph

s1 e13 back to the lab with dr melanie wills from the g magnotta research lab at the university of guelph

In this episode Sarah talks research, Canadian research that is, with Dr. Melanie Wills. She is the Director of the G. Magnotta Lab at the University of Guelph, conducting research and studying the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of Lyme disease. …

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Three youth undergo Raincoast’s first year-long training program

three youth undergo raincoasts first year long training program

Our Salish Sea Emerging Stewards program is designed to help inspire a new generation of conservation leaders in the Salish Sea. We connect local youth with Raincoast scientists and Indigenous knowledge holders through a variety of nature-based experiential learning activities. …

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Beautiful unity

beautiful unity

Sandpipers. Semipalmated or Western? In the fading light, I couldn’t be sure, and it didn’t really matter. It was good enough to simply watch them wheel and swoop in unison, each bird exquisitely sensitive to its neighbour, each responding to …

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Some good news for 2020? How about ending commercial trophy hunting in the 5,300 km2 Kitlope hunting tenure.

some good news for 2020 how about ending commercial trophy hunting in the 5300 km2 kitlope hunting tenure

I wish you could feel the breeze blowing off the glaciers that surround the Kitlope conservancy. I wish you could see its trees, some over 1,000 years old. I wish you could witness its wildlife from mountain goats, to grizzly …

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Research: Compliance of small vessels to minimum distance regulations for humpback and killer whales in the Salish Sea

research compliance of small vessels to minimum distance regulations for humpback and killer whales in the salish sea

With myriad stressors in the Salish Sea, the last thing killer whales and humpbacks need is to be approached too closely by whale watching and recreational boats. The rise of vessel traffic, the growth of the whale watching industry, increased …

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S1 E12: The importance of prevention and adequate early treatment of Lyme disease

s1 e12 the importance of prevention and adequate early treatment of lyme disease

In this episode, Sarah hears from Alexis Chesney, a naturopathic physician in Vermont who specializes in Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. She is also author of the book “Preventing Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases”. Alexis became interested in Lyme …

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10 years…

10 years

We quietly turn 10 today providing acupuncture for everyone as we always have since day 1, but now navigating pandemic practicing… Countless ups and downs, obstacles, challenges and close calls, but knowing that we are leaving this community better than …

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