A massive beach cleanup by coastal First Nations is cleaning 3,500 kilometres of coastline and creating jobs for communities hard hit by pandemic shutdowns.
Led by the Heiltsuk, Nuu-chah-nulth and Tŝilhqot’in, 21 First Nations are asking the BC Health Ministry to provide early information on the location of COVID-19 cases near their communities, so they can better protect members.
As Coastal First Nations celebrates its 20th anniversary, we take a look back at a year full of successes and progress in our 2019 Annual Report.
Restoring the marine habitat of Juus Káahlii (Juskatla Inlet) on Haida Gwaii, after decades of industrial logging and mismanagement from external interests.
A new strategic plan articulates the shared goals and objectives of Guardian programs within CFN member Nations, and outlines eight Strategic Priorities for enhancing their work into the future.
Central Coast Nations hope landmark crab closures will soon be in place to protect Food for Social and Ceremonial fisheries in their territories.
Preliminary results of two international expeditions to study Pacific salmon in the open ocean offers new clues as to why salmon populations are declining.
Multi-year research, led by the Kitasoo/Xai’xais and Gitga’at Nations, shows the Spirit bear is up to 50 per cent rarer in the Great Bear Rainforest than previously estimated.
Collaborative Indigenous-led science is positive for both external researchers and for local Nations that can incorporate knowledge and data to inform the community long-term.