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Unique Research Collaboration Uncovers Grizzly Bear 'Highway'
2014-07-21 03:15:35

American Museum of Natural History A novel, First Nations-led research collaboration has revealed a previously undocumented grizzly bear aggregation in coastal British Columbia, one of the most southerly aggregations of salmon-feeding grizzlies in North America. Using non-invasive DNA analysis, the authors describe a grizzly bear "highway," identifying nearly 60 individual bears, many who traveled hundreds of miles from surrounding areas to feed on autumn-spawning salmon in the Koeye...

2012-05-28 23:01:24

Tweedsmuir Park Lodge Honoured as a Highly Rated Accommodation Property (Wilderness Lodge) as Reviewed by Travelers on the World´s Largest Travel Site Bella Coola, BC, Canada (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 Tweedsmuir Park Lodge, a wilderness resort in the wilds of British Columbia, today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding...

2008-08-25 15:00:36

Marine Harvest Canada makes it a priority to develop a strong and positive relationship with First Nations-it's a cornerstone of our business. These relationships must be based upon respect for aboriginal history and culture and must recognize important modern day economic, social and environmental interests. The Kitasoo/Xai'xais and Quatsino First Nations are examples of these mutually beneficial relationships. About 450 Kitasoo/Xai'xais live in Klemtu, some 500 kilometers northwest of...

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2006-02-08 07:41:03

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Canada unveiled a 16-million acre preserve Tuesday, including parkland covering an area twice the size of Yellowstone, teeming with grizzly bears, wolves and wild salmon in the ancestral home of many native tribes. Closing another chapter of the wars between environmentalists and loggers, the Great Bear Rainforest is the result of an accord between governments, aboriginal First Nations, the logging industry and environmentalists. It will stretch 250 miles along...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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