The Temperate Rainforest
By: Vikram Chandramouli
The Great Bear Rainforest
I will be focusing on the Great Bear Rainforest
Why is this forest important?
- It is very unique
- It is a coastal temperate rainforest
- Hundreds of species of animals complete the ecosystem
- Home of the mysterious spirit bear
What is a coastal temperate rainforest?
- Moderate temperature
- Cooler than tropical rainforest
What is the impact of deforestation and Oil pipelines?
- Deforestation causes habitat loss for birds
- Less space in the forest
- Oil pipeline will affect marine life and the forest habitat
- Trecherous waters could petentially end in an oil spill
- All of the animals are important to the ecosystem
Who/what will be affected?
- Spirit Bear, Birds
- Our food sources
- The ecosystem