Canada Creates New B.C. Preserve

Dubbed the Great Bear Rainforest, the 6.4 million-hectare (15.4 million-acre) park “is the result of an unusual accord between governments, aboriginal First Nations, the logging industry and environmentalists. It will stretch 402 kilometers along British Columbia’s rugged Pacific coastline in the ancestral home of many native groups whose cultures date back thousands of years.” Jeremy Hainsworth of the Associated Press.

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