By Fran Yanor, The Rocky Mountain Goat, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Yesterday, John Horgan committed an NDP government to enacting independent review recommendations calling for a ‘paradigm shift’ in old growth forest management, including legislation to make ecosystem health and biodiversity an overarching, all-sector priority.
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By Zoë Ducklow, North Island Gazette, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Picture an old growth forest. You probably imagine towering, six-foot-wide trees carrying layers of silvery lichen and emerald moss. But according to a report recently released by three B.C. scientists, only 3% of BC’s old growth forest is comprised of these highly productive mammoth trees.
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