Great Bear Rainforest Protected

Natural History Wanderings

The CBC News reported on the protection of the British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest

The protection of B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest is now assured, after a decade of complex negotiations between the province, First Nations and industry.

Under terms of the agreement announced Monday morning by Premier Christy Clark, 85 per cent (3.1 million hectares) of the forested area of the northern wilderness will be completely — and permanently — protected from industrial logging.

Read full story at  Great Bear Rainforest agreement creates ‘a gift to the world’ – British Columbia – CBC News

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