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A giant western red cedar in Eden Grove, British Columbia, Canada
Environment

Canada’s Disappearing Giants

Vancouver Island, British Columbia – Canada’s old growth temperate rainforests on British Columbia’s Pacific coast contain some of the largest trees in the world – after California’s redwoods and sequoias. The oldest of those trees are located in the southwest of…

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Kitlope, Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia, Canada
Adventure, Travel

Kitlope Journey

We are in zodiacs, cutting a frothing wake against a torrent of snowmelt running into the sea. Our boats veer towards land and approach the edge of a wide estuary, its banks rising several feet above us. After tying to…

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Portrait of Canadian ethnobotanist Wade Davis
Environment, Q&A

Wade Davis on The Sacred Headwaters

Canadian anthropologist Wade Davis is considered the most influential western advocate for the world’s indigenous cultures. A professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, and a longtime National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, Davis frequently travels among people in remote places,…

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