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Elizabeth M.

"' AWAY SICK' THE FIGHT TO SAVE THE GREAT BEAR IS ON AGAIN!!! To save the Rainforests, Save The Great Bear Rainforest and Save Old Growth Forests"

Morinille, AB, Canada
female
married, 2 children
Speaks: English
Joined Jul 29, 2003


 
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                        SAVING THE GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST




                            OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA!!




EVERYONE WAS WAITING....THEN THE FIGHT WAS BACK ON TO SAVE THE GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST! DEC. 19, 2013, THE NRCB APPROVED THE PROPOSAL. NOW THE FEDERAL GOVT. HAD 180 DAYS TO DECIDE.




                                             JUST IN!!!




KITIMAT, B.C. WHERE THE TANKERS WOULD HAVE LEFT FOR THE TREACHEROUS WATERS NEARBY FOR THE OCEAN, REJECTED THE ENBRIDGE PIPELINE . A HUGE VICTORY!!! THANK YOU KITIMAT!!!! NOW WE WAIT AND SEE WHAT WILL BE DECIDED. RUMOURS THAT 2 FIRST NATIONS HAVE A COMPANY, WITH 2 BILLIONAIRS, ARE PROPOSING THEIR OWN PIPELINE TO PRINCE RUPERT........FURTHER NORTH






BELOW IS WHAT ENBRIDGE PIPELINE WANTED EVERYONE TO THINK



SPIRIT BEARS

























































































































































































































































































































HAIDA NATION (BELOW)










The GBR is such a vast area as this map shows


Ferns and Trees






Coastal Area in the Great Bear Rainforest













































































TWO OF THE MANY SALMON STREAMS














































THE KLINAKLIN RIVER FLOWS RIGHT THROUGH THE GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST (BELOW)






























































SALMON ARE SUCH AN IMPORTANT RESOURCE FOR THE FIRST NATIONS, ALSO THE SPIRIT BEARS, THE BLACK BEARS, THE GRIZZLY BEARS AND THE SALMON WOLVES.
SALMON SPAWNING










































































TRANSLUCENT NUDIBRANCH, PREDATORY SEA SLUG - SOFT CORAL NUDIBRANCH (BELOW)


SUNFLOWER SEA STARS


GREAT BEAR SEA WINTER DIVE EXPEDITION

































SEA WEED, STAR FISH AND FLORA AND FON


THE WORLD OF TH SEA (ABOVE) 

LIONS MANE JELLYFISH (ABOVE) DISPATCHES FROM THE SEA(BELOW)









MARINE LIFE OF THE GREAT BEAR SEA (BELOW) SEA LIONS & SHRIMP



























STELLAR SEA LIONS WOULD PROBABLY BE FIRST TO GO IF OIL SPILL








WHALES WILL EAT SEA LIONS, THAT'S WHY THEY TAKE TO THE ROCKS.














SEA OTTER














WHITE SIDED DOLPHINS (ABOVE) PODS OF KILLER WHALES (BELOW)






















Humpback whale. Photo by G. Davis

THE MAGNIFICENT ORCAS

























































































































































































































































































































 





















PREMIER CHRISTY CLARK HAS MET WITH ALBERTA'S PREMIER, AND WE MAY HAVE TO STOP THE PIPELINES FROM GOING THROUGH ONCE AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SIGN EVERY PETITION YOU FIND!!!!!!
































Harper needs to say no to Northern Gateway

























































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































A kayaker leans back to adjust a banner during a demonstration against the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday November 16, 2013. Similar events were held in more than 100 communities across Canada as a show of opposition ahead of the release of a review into the pipeline by the National Energy Board expected by the end of the year.
People hold up signs during a demonstration against the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday November 16, 2013. Similar events were held in more than 100 communities across Canada as a show of opposition ahead of the release of a review into the pipeline by the National Energy Board expected by the end of the year.





Action shot: Activists deliver Great Bear Rainforest petition in BC


















Hibernating Spirit Bear Wakes Up

 

                                        

THE KERMODE BEAR (KNOWN AS THE SPIRIT BEAR) IS SACRED TO THE FIRST NATIONS. IT IS A RARE SUBSPECIES OF THE COASTAL BLACK BEAR THE DIVERGED FROM INLAND POPULATIONS ROUGHLY 300,000 YEARS AGO. IS'S WHITE COAT IS CAUSES BY A DOUBLE RECESSIVE GENE EXPRESSED IN ONE OUT OF EVERY 10. KERMODE BEARS RELY ON THE FOREST IN MANY WAYS. FOR EXAMPLE THE FOREST TREE ROOTS AND ANOPIES PROTECT SALMON STREAMS (SALMON BEING THEIR MAIN SOURCE OF FOOD) BY PREVENTING SOIL EROSION AND LANDSLIDES, AND THE HOLLOWS OF TRUNKS PROVIDE IDEAL HIBERNATION AND DENNING HABITAT. IN TURN THE SPIRIT BEAR DEPOSITS A SIGNIFICANT SMOUNT OF SALMON CARCASSES ON THE FOREST FLOOR WHICH PROVIDES VITAL NUTRIENTS FOR THE FOREST TO GROW AND REGENERATE. THIS COMPLES AND INTERCONNECTIVE RELATIONSHIP AFFECTS MANY OTHER ORGANISMS IN THE TEMPERATE RAINFOREST
ECOLOGY.







THE SPIRIT LODGE OF THE GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST

THE FIRST NATIONS DEPENDS ON THE FISH, SALMON ROE, BERRIES ETC


















Dungeness Crab: Cancer magister    The Dungeness Crab is the most commercially sought after crab harvested in B.C. water.



































































































THE HERRING (BELOW) ARE A VERY IMPORTANT PART OF THE GREAT BEAR SEA, THEY SWARM IN BALLS, WITH THE FEMALES LAYING EGGS, AND THE MALES EMIT A WHITE SUBSTANCE, WHICH GOES TO THE TOP.

Pacific herring, Clupea pallasii, has sustained coastal First Nation communities for many thousands of years. Each spring, herring that spend their summers gaining mass off the west coast of Vancouver Island return to spawn in the Strait of Georgia; these are considered to be the migratory herring.


HERRING EGGS (ROE) IS PRIZED BY THE FIRST NATIONS
THE FEMALE HERRING LAY EGGS (ROE) AND THE MALES EMIT A MILKY SUBSTANCE










THE SPAWN EXPLODES (HERRING)






AT PORT HARDY (ABOVE AND BELOW)


SALMON DRYING ON RACKS


ONE OF FIRST NATIONS TYPICAL MEALS, THEY ALSO GROW THEIR OWN







































VEGETABLES

PREPARING SALMON FOR SALMON CEREMONY
PULLING IN THE KELP (USUALLY A LOT OF HERRING EGGS ON IT)

KELP IS USED FOR MAKING BEAUTY PRODUCTS IN VANCOUVER



OYSTERS ARE USUALLY PLENTIFUL AT LOW TIDE
































SPIRIT BEAR CUBS EATING MUSSELS




















































































BELOW - SOME OF THE BERRIES THAT THE FIRST NATIONS EAT, BUT THERE ARE ALSO WILD STRAWBERRIES AND STRAWBERRIES & OTHERS






ANCIENT INDIAN LONG HOUSE -  KITASO-XAIXAIS, FIRST NATIONS LAND.

GUARDING THE GIFTS - GUITGA'AT NATION
HAIDA GWALI TOTEM POLES (BELOW)

WELCOMING TOTEM POLE (BELOW)THE BIG HOUSE BUILT 2005































































Canada's forgotten coast  & The Great Bear Rainforest


































































































































































































BLACK BEARS OF THE GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST




















OTHER ANIMALS IN THE GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST














THE PINE MARTEN











































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































 





















































































































         THE WOLVERINE

























THIS RECLUSIVE WOLVERINE HAS TAKEN UP RESIDENCE IN THE GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST






































































THERE ARE MANY EAGLES THAT NEST IN THE GREAT BREAR RAINFOREST AND FEED ON SALMON, AND MANY SHORE BIRDS






























RAVINS ARE EVERYWHERE IN THE GBR


THE PUFFINS (BELOW)
BONAPART'S GULL

Harlequin DuckSandhill Crane
SANDHILL CRANE (ABOVE) - OYSTER CATCHERS (BELOW)


MARBLED MURRLET



IMMATURE GAULGOUS-WINGED GULL DIVING
SNOWY OWL
KINGFISHER

GULLS FIGHTING OVER FOOD
































































































































 
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Groups *Save The Black-Footed Ferret from Extinction*, Global Alliance to Ban GMOs, N0 Cruelty to Animals, ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest, The Gathering, The Sound Sanctuary, The Tragedy of Spanish hunting dogs!! (Exposing the cruelty)
Hometown Edmonton, AB 
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Birthday Aug 20  
Languages English  
About Me compassionate, quiet, introvert, deep thinker that finds it hard to express well to others, love laughter
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Pets Dog named Chevy  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning
Religions Christian - Protestant  
Eating Habits Drink lots of water - not bottled  
Wild Fact About Me Is that I actually believe in Utopia.
My Philosophy Do unto all in this world as you would have them do unto to you.
What Gives Me Hope Faith that the world can be a better place for all
Faith that my daughter can win her battle with Lupus through her strength, hope & faith & courage.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Keep as many National Parks, Nature Reserves and Wetlands as possible intact, for future generations to enjoy.
What/who changed my life and why Mother Teresa... because her whole life was given to helping others."Kind words can be short and easy, but
their echoes are truly endless."
What Bugs Me Greed  
Passions Nature in all it's glory!  
Inspirations My daughter's courage fighting Lupus!, Watching nature  
What Scares Me How cruel - greedy humans can be  
  Favorites
Role Models Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa  
Quotation Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself, find peace. Albert Schweitzer-Physician/Nobel Laureate
Interests gardening/enjoying Mother Nature  
Books Anything to do with animals and nature  
Music Almost all  
Movies Comedy or real life true stories  
TV Shows Discovery and Histor Channels  
Favorite Foods Greek Salad  
Favorite Places Rocky Mountains in Alberta and B.C.Coast  
Can't Live Without love, laughter, music  
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