03 Jul '11, 12pm

New report says the wildest ecosystem in the country should be preserved. Do you know what it is? via @nytimes

Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks A section of the Crown of the Continent ecosystem in Montana. A new report from a conservation group about the wildlands that surround Glacier National Park in Montana and Canada says that unprotected public lands within the “Crown of the Continent” ecosystem should be protected to assure the wildest ecosystem in the country stays that way as the climate changes. The report, by John Weaver, a longtime wildlife researcher with the Wildlife Conservation Society, which is based in the Bronx, gathered data from 30 biologists and incorporated 300 scientific papers on the subject. Dr. Weaver also did firsthand fact-checking of the report, hiking and riding a horse through the rugged territory for four months. The ecosystem covers about 250 miles, north to south, from the Bob Marshall Wilderness, up to the Canadian Rockies. This area...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/03/preserving-land...

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