The Huffington Post
British Columbia’s parks are a public trust containing regionally, nationally and internationally significant natural and cultural values, so a recent B.C. Parks Annual Report states. How true. These special places — comprising roughly 12 per cent of the province — represent our society’s investments in conservation that we have wisely safeguarded for our children and grandchildren.
Or have we? Recent peer-reviewed evidence suggests these priceless investments are at risk. Scientists from the Raincoast Conservation Foundation and the Universities of Victoria and Calgary have produced the first scientific paper about the potential ecological risks to BC parks associated with the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline.
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