Today, we looked into the devastating effects of modern industry upon the population of the rare White Kermode or Spirit Bear. Among these are Hunting, Salmon Farming, Proposed Oil Pipelines, Oil Tanker Traffic and Insufficient Protection of Lands and Species Surrounding and Encroaching upon their Habitat. You can read more about that here: Spirit Bear Youth Coalition: Save the Green, World Wildlife Fund, and Jane Goodall: The Spirit Bear.
Using oil pastels, the kids created some terrific posters to protest the proposed oil pipeline from Alberta to the Pacific that would bisect the Great Bear Rainforest in which the Spirit Bears live and introduce dangerous Oil Tanker traffic into the waterways there such as Hartley Bay. Here are the results:
What will you do?