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Awareness


Follow important diverse sources and commit to learning more.

Swanson Occupation @getthefishfarmsout

Swanson Occupation

Mayaxala xans awinakola. Let us respect our land sea and air. The Swanson Occupation organization is dedicated to the protection of wild salmon and advocates for the removal of open net-pen fish farms. They fight for wild salmon and ask you to join them. Their home is Alert Bay.

Namgis First Nation @namgisnation

‘Namgis First Nation

‘Namgis people have occupied the lands and waters that they currently live upon since time immemorial. ‘Namgis Territory encompasses the entire Nimpkish and Kokish River Watersheds on northern Vancouver Island, along with the waters and several adjacent islands in the vicinity of Johnstone Strait and Queen Charlotte Straits. ‘Namgis lands have never been ceded to any other entity, government, or outside agent. The ‘Namgis have owned and managed these lands for thousands of years.

Ecojustice @Ecojustice_ca

Ecojustice

Ecojustice goes to court to defend nature, combat climate change and fight for your right to a healthy environment.

Thanks to our supporters we represent every one of our clients free of charge.

Living Oceans Society @livingoceans

Living Oceans Society

Living Oceans Society is a Canadian environmental organization that has been a leader in the effort to protect Canada’s oceans since 1998. It is based in Sointula, British Columbia, with a satellite office in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Wild Fish Conservancy @wildfishconservancy

Wild Fish Conservancy

Wild fish have been an integral part of the economic, cultural, and ecological fabric of the Pacific Northwest for thousands of years. Unfortunately, over the last several decades, native fish have declined across the region. Today, many Northwest wild-fish populations face the threat of extinction, and since 1991, the US government has listed 27 populations of native salmon, trout, and char as threatened or endangered species under the Endangered Species Act.

Wild First Canada @wildfirstcanada

Wild First Canada

For over 30 years, open net pen fish farms have been releasing parasites, pathogens & pollutants directly into wild Pacific salmon migration routes—with deadly consequences.

86% of British Columbians are concerned about declining wild salmon stocks. 75% of British Columbians support transition away from open net pen fish farms.

Homalco First Nation @HomalcoFirstNation

Homalco First Nation

Homalco First Nation are traditionally known as the “people of fast running waters,” named after the turbulent waters surrounding our original home in Bute Inlet, BC Canada. The Homalco are also known, with their neighbours the Sliammon and Klahoose and the K’ómoks, as the Mainland Comox.

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Donations


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At-home actions


Simple things you can do right now to make a difference from the comfort of your home.

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On-the-street actions

Coextinction and any associated persons hold no legal responsibility for your decision to organize or otherwise participate in any legal or illegal actions, nor for any consequences of your organizing or participation. You organize and participate completely at your own risk and responsibility.

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If you are not Indigenous, be sure you act as an ally to, accomplice with, and co-resistor alongside Indigenous peoples in any action you organize, and center Indigenous needs, desires, and perspectives. Here are three helpful resources you should read from Dakota Swiftwolfe and the Montreal Indigenous Community Network, Morgan Tsetta, and Amélie Lamont.