APPENDIX — Waiting for the Ark: The Biodiversity Crisis in British Columbia, Canada and the Need for a Strong Endangered Species Law
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Biodiversity, Oceans and fresh water species at risk, British Columbia, policy and regulation, conservation, caribou, turtles, owls
This is an appendix to the scientific paper, Waiting for the Ark: The Biodiversity Crisis in British Columbia, Canada, and the Need for a Strong Endangered Species Law. It includes a list of species at risk excluded from the analyses, an elaboration on methods of analysis, a list of species at risk endemic to British Columbia and British Columbia’s casualty list.
Waiting for the Ark: The Biodiversity Crisis in British Columbia, Canada and the Need for a Strong Endangered Species Law
This paper presents an assessment of the status of terrestrial and freshwater biodiversity in British Columbia, Canada. High levels of species endangerment exist across all major wildlife groups in the province. A strong endangered species law is critically needed.
Rich Wildlife, Poor Protection: The Urgent Need for Strong Legal Protection of British Columbia’s Biodiversity
To safeguard the province's abundant biodiversity, the B.C. government must set in place a stronger set of policies to protect species and their habitat, as well as introduce a robust provincial Endangered Species Act.