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Editorial: Turning parks into grizzly graveyards

[large thumbnail url=”editorial-turning-parks-into-grizzly-graveyards” filename=”editorial” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”10″] [thumbnail icon url=”editorial-turning-parks-into-grizzly-graveyards” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”10″] An editorial posted on the Goldstream News Gazette website on behalf of the David Suzuki Foundation highlights the plight of grizzly bears (and by extention other megafauna) in British Columbia.

After the massive international spotlight on Vancouver during the 2010 Olympics, many people will remember Canada for the accomplishments of our winter athletes.

Those who came to Vancouver for the Games will remember our friendliness and our ability to create a society where people from many backgrounds and cultures can live together. But just as many will remember us for something that has always defined our nation: our spectacular natural environment.

The forests, mountains, rivers and ocean are visible no matter where you go in Vancouver. The wilderness at our doorstep is home to a wide range of plants and animals, especially for a northern temperate region. In much of Canada, you can still find all of the charismatic megafauna that were present at the time of European settlement, including grizzly bears, cougars, wolves and wolverines…

Read the entire editorial: Turning parks into grizzly graveyards

The David Suzuki Foundation website.

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