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Final Agreement Will Permanently Safeguard 85 Percent of Great Bear Rainforest

Today First Nations governments and the BC government, with the support of ForestEthics Solutions, Greenpeace, Sierra Club BC and five forestry companies, announced the fulfilment of the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements. Eighty-five percent (3.1 million hectares) of the remote wilderness region’s coastal temperate rainforests are now permanently off-limits to industrial logging. The remaining 15 percent (550,000 hectares) of the forest will be subject to the most stringent commercial logging legal standards in North America. First Nations oversight of their lands has been strengthened and new community development opportunities negotiated as a result of the government-to-government implementation process. » Read More

posted by: RSP-Admin, February 1, 2016 at 8am


Delays in final implementation of GBR Agreements creating ecological uncertainty

On the fourth anniversary of the landmark Great Bear Rainforest Agreements, environmental organizations are warning that the implementation of remaining key protection measures for the region’s coastal temperate old-growth rainforests are significantly delayed. Greenpeace, Sierra Club BC, and Stand.earth are calling on governments and the major logging companies to address the delays, especially in light of the climate and biodiversity crises. » Read More

posted by: RSP-Admin, February 12, 2020 at 6pm


Logging plans in the Phillips watershed in the southern Great Bear Rainforest

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posted by: RSP-Admin, May 26, 2017 at 8pm


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

February 1, 2017 marks one year since the announcement of the Great Bear Rainforest Legal and Policy Framework » Read More

posted by: RSP-Admin, February 1, 2017 at 4pm