Rainforest Solutions Project

Promoting conservation and economic alternatives in British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest


Great Bear Rainforest Progress Update: 1rst Anniversary of the Legal and Policy Framework

February 1, 2017

February 1, 2017 marks one year since the announcement of the Great Bear Rainforest Legal and Policy Framework by First Nations governments and the BC government, with the support of Greenpeace, Sierra Club BC and Stand (formerly ForestEthics) and five forestry companies (collectively known as the Joint Solutions Project). The table below provides an update on progress and delays in completing the Framework commitments as agreed to by the three environmental organizations and the five forestry companies a year ago.

Open or download the Progress Update here.

Great Bear Rainforest Backgrounder

February 1, 2016

Background on the Great Bear Rainforest project (February 2016)

February 2012 - Great Bear Rainforest Update

February 7, 2012

The BC Government needs to speed up the process

May 2010 - Great Bear Rainforest Update

May 5, 2010

Key milestones achieved March 2009 and Five-Year Plan 2009 – 2014.

March 2009 - Great Bear Rainforest Agreement

March 31, 2009

Great Bear Rainforest Agreements Become Reality

March 2008 - One Year Left to Go

March 31, 2008

High Risk Areas in the Great Bear Rainforest Require Action

March 2007 - Time Ticking Down for Great Bear Rainforest

March 29, 2007

If Governments and Logging Industry don’t keep pace, the world will know

May 2006 - Report Card

May 14, 2006

The roadmap to change – a progress report on the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements

April 2005 - Report Card

April 28, 2005

Agreements abound, but no change on the ground

April 2003 - Report Card

April 7, 2003

A year of Contradictions – Report on the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements

April 2002 - Report Card

April 1, 2002

Failing our forests – update on the Great Bear Rainforest Agreement