Race Rocks is one of 33 Marine Ecological Reserves in the Province of British Columbia. These reserves were created because of their special ecological values whether they are marine mammal birthing colonies or haulouts, Bird nesting or migratory stopover locations, or areas with abundant intertitdal and subtidal marine life.
See this reference on the work being done by the Board of the Friends of Ecological Reserves as Intervenors in the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Hearing : Pipeline the threat from Oil Spills in our marine Ecological Resewrves with increased tanker traffic: http://ecoreserves.bc.ca/category/issues/oil-spill-threat/
These posts refer to the threat of oil pollution in the Race Rocks Ecological reserve:
- Threat of Oil-spill from Tanker traffic in the Strait of Juan de Fuca
- Threat of Oil Spills to the coastline of Metchosin
These posts are examples of sound pollution from military activities.
These posts are tagged with marine pollution, including from refuse and fishing equipment entanglerment