Coastal First Nations applaud Northern Gateway rejection and crude oil tanker ban

In the wake of the tragic diesel spill in Heiltsuk Territory, Coastal First Nations finally get a ban on crude oil transport along BC’s North Coast.

SpOIL (2011) Directed by Trip Jennings

To mobilize against the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, the International League of Conservation Photographers and members of the Gitga’ at First Nation capture breathtaking images of the wildlife inhabiting BC’s Great Bear Rainforest, home of the elusive spirit bear.

Getting to know the Spirit Bear

The Great Bear Rainforest is a primal rainforest of towering red cedars, where eagles soar above the treetops and rivers teem with wild salmon. The kermode, or spirit bear, where there are only about 200 in the world, virutally all live in this region.

Group of Companies Receive International Eco-certification in the Great Bear Rainforest

Forest Stewardship Council certification for nearly one million hectares of forest compliments the conservation plan in the Great Bear Rainforest; largest certification of its kind on BC’s coast. VANCOUVER ( – Nearly one million hectares of temperate rainforest have been newly certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in BC’s Great Bear Rainforest. The certified…