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Ecosystems and Conservation
This sub-section turns to marine, forest and desert ecosystems. It looks at ways of protecting mammals, insects and birds.
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Where the Bay Becomes the Sea
1985, production : John Brett
Tidal ecosystems are unique environments where the...
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From Ashes to Forest
1984, production : Tony Ianzelo
The Jack pine is a fire-dependent species. Its cones release...
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Forest Under Siege
1977
Insects can have either a direct or indirect role in the...
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Plea for the Wanderer
1975, production : Jean Coutu
Salmon, one of the few fish that migrate between fresh and...
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Did you know?
British Columbia is Canada's richest province, biologically. It hosts 76 percent of Canada's bird species, 70 percent of its freshwater fish species, and 60 percent of its conifer species. However, the province has lost 49 known species and subspecies since pre-settlement.