Great Bear Rainforest

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An article on NPR titled, Landmark Deal Protects over 9 Million Acres of Canadian Rain Forest by Merritt Kennedy is considered a victory for the environment. After 10 years, a deal protecting over 9 million acres of Canadian rain forest is now permanent. The area is located on the Pacific Coast of British Columbia and it is about the size of Ireland. It is a vast piece of land named “The Great Bear Rainforest,” and according to the report, “represents the largest tracts of intact temperate rainforest on Earth." The forest has a complex mixture of oceans, mountains, fjord, old forest, and salmon streams. A rarity amongst rain forest on Earth, therefore it took several years of negotiation before reaching a deal.
The deal was between the aboriginal
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