The North Coast and Central Coast regions B.C. are unique because of the highly diverse plant, animal, and marine life and the equally diverse geography and climate.
The B.C. coast stretches across four different tectonic plates that float, move and change shape over time.
While large-scale land-and-sea interactions have shaped B.C.’s coast, smaller-scale processes also play a role.
High rainfall, humid air and melted snow fills countless lakes, streams, wetlands and rivers that flow down to the sea.
While the climate of the Great Bear Rainforest is temperate, its coastal setting produces more coniferous trees that generate more oxygen than other temperate rainforests.
The North Coast and Central Coast regions of B.C. are unique because of the highly diverse plant, animal, and marine life and the equally diverse geography and climate.
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The Great Bear Rainforest has become a popular destination for travelers seeking first-hand views of the region’s stunning landscapes, waterways and array of wildlife.
Learn about the rich diversity of marine life, mammals, birds, plants and trees that make B.C's Great Bear Rainforest their home and contribute to the natural beauty of the region.