The Spirit Bear Youth Coalition was established by Simon Jackson and others to save the white Kermode, or spirit bear, and its habitat. Simon talks about the work of the coalition and about the animated movie that will be made about the bear.
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Did you know?
The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline was first proposed in the early 1970s to transport natural gas from the Beaufort Sea into northern Alberta. The project was halted and then resurrected in 2004 along with concerns over the impact on the sensitive Arctic tundra, home to woodland caribou and grizzly bear.
National Energy Board of Canada. "Probabilistic Estimates of Hydrocarbon Volumes in the Mackenzie Delta and Beaufort Sea Discoveries" ISBN 0-662-27455-5, 1998. Calgary, Alberta.