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The Great Bear Rainforest: Canada's Forgotten Coast

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The southern half of Canada's west coast is justly famous for its fabulous scenery and pitched battles to save remnants of its magnificent coniferous forest-but what about the northern half? Between Vancouver island and Alaska, the mainland BC coast winds through a 250-mile wonderland of forested islands and inlets every bit as enchanting as
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published September 1st 1997 by Harbour Publishing
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Jan 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Loads of info and the photos are amazing! I loved learning about the Kermode Bear; I thought it was an albino, but no. Just amazing. I am glad more of the rainforest is being preserved. The hunting and logging and such, has to be stopped. I hope I can one day get up to western Canada to see the forest myself. I'm looking forward to the hardback book as I am sure the photos in the book will be stunning. great addition to a wildlife collection.

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Feb 20, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Great pictures, nice development, i'm going for the last ones of McAllister ...more
May 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: consider-return

This is an amazing guided tour into a remote and beautiful part of North America. Well worth reading, if you can find the book. Most of us will not have personal opportunities to see this part of the world and this book will expand your understanding and appreciation of the temperate rain forest and its interrelationships with not only the indigenous life but our own lives. And truly incredible photography!
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Born in Vancouver, Ian McAllister has become a leading Canadian advocate for coastal rainforest and marine wildlife protection. An award-winning author and photographer he is the founder of the wildlife conservation group Pacific Wild. He has spent the last twenty years documenting large carnivores that inhabit the rugged north coast of British Columbia. His research has been featured in many inte ...more

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