There aren’t many low elevation forests on Vancouver Island, BC (or anywhere in BC) that haven’t been clear cut. Some logging is necessary to provide materials for human use, but this ought to occur in a responsible balance with other uses as logging causes substantial losses in ecosystem services (i.e clean water), recreation opportunities and… Read More Clear Cutting the Walbran Valley?
Caribou, amongst many other species, are in rapid decline across the boreal forest and have become locally extinct in many areas (see Banff and Pukaskwa National Parks) or are likely to do so. The underlying reason for this decline is not disputed. Ecologists, the public and government alike agree that it’s a symptom of industrial… Read More Wolf culls: Why they won’t work