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The Cordillera: Looking Ahead Student Centre

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Here are some Web sites to help you with your research.



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Smart Growth

Many people decide to live in British Columbia because of its natural beauty and milder climate. As B.C.'s cities grow, though, they are expanding into farmland and natural areas. This Web site tells you what some people are doing to try to manage the growth of cities and preserve the natural environment.


Lifting the Fish Farm Ban

Fish farms are the latest trend in Canada. But in B.C., fish farms were banned until 2002. At this CBC Web site, you can find out why these farms were banned and why the government decided to life the ban.


Human Activities in the Cordillera

Arctic Cordillera Ecozone

Taiga Cordillera Ecozone

Boreal Cordillera Ecozone

Montane Cordillera Ecozone

Pacific Maritime Cordillera Ecozone

How do our industries and businesses affect the environment? At these five Web sites, you can find out more about the impact that human activities have on the ecosystems of the Cordillera.