Canada’s Rainforest — Status Report 2005
David Suzuki Foundation
Biodiversity eco-assets, British Columbia, conservation, land use, industry, policy and regulation, natural capital, forests
This is the final of three status reports analyzing the scope and type of logging and ecological value of proposed protection in Canada’s temperate rainforests, an area known as the Great Bear Rainforest and Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands).
The Coastal Temperate Rainforests of Canada: The Need for Ecosystem-Based Management
An audit of recently approved logging plans across four Forest Districts — North Coast, Central Coast, Kalum and Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) — to determine how current logging practices compare to ecosystem based management.
A Vanishing Heritage: The Loss of Ancient Red Cedar
Western red cedar (Thuja plicata) is profoundly important to coastal Indigenous people and the coastal temperate forest ecosystem. This report examines the extent to which red cedar is being logged on the B.C. coast, and looks at what will happen if current practices continue.