Huge New Park: Canada creates 16 million-acre Great Bear Rainforest

On Wednesday, Canada announced plans for a new park twice the size of Yellowstone that will stretch 250 miles along British Columbia's coast and create a protected area for grizzly, black, and kermode bears, as well as wolves, cougars, mountain goats, moose, and salmon. Dubbed the Great Bear Rainforest, the 16 million acre park will represent unprecedented cooperation between aboriginal First Nations, government, environmentalists, and the logging industry. Click here for the story