The Great Bear Rainforest

The Great Bear Rainforest

Canada's Forgotten Coast

Book - 1997
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Between Vancouver Island and Alaska, the mainland British Columbia coast winds through 250 miles of forested islands and inlets that remain a wild ecosystem with more than 230 bird species, more than 60 mammals, and thousands of insect and plant species. It is home to as many as 3,000 grizzly bears, one of the largest concentrations in North America, as well as the rare white spirit bear. But now, clearcut logging threatens this last remaining coastal rainforest.

Ian and Karen McAllister spent seven years photographing and mapping this forgotten coast in an effort to focus attention on its preservation. In The Great Bear Rain, rest, 150 remarkable color photographs, including some of the most extraordinary images of wild bears ever published, are matched with an informative and personal text by the McAllisters and environmentalist Cameron Young to present a complete picture of this unique place.

Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Sierra Club, c1997.
ISBN: 9781578050116
Characteristics: 143 pages :,color illustrations, maps ;,26 x 29 cm.


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Aug 31, 2010

Many maps, great photography and fun to read. Oh, and it's educational.

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