“The Great Bear Rainforest, along British Columbia’s north and central coast, is a Canadian treasure, and without question one that also holds immense global significance. The nutrient rich waters of the Great Bear Sea support a thriving abundance that sustains an equally diverse terrestrial ecosystem.”
Robinson’s full first-person account of the Great Bear Swim is here.
Simmons reported later, “I am sad to report that two months after the swim a ship ran aground not far from Bella Bella in the traditional territory of the Heiltsuk First Nation. Much of their traditional fishing grounds were destroyed [see here].”
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