Emerald Edge

Stories

Conserving the World's Largest Intact Coastal Temperate Rainforest

Located on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
Aerial view of Clayoquot Sound Located on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia. © Bryan Evans
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