Spirit Bear of the Canadian Rainforest

When most people hear the word “rainforest” they imagine a steamy jungle filled with exotic plants and animals. ┬áBut rainforests can also be found in temperate climates with warm weather and plenty of rainfall. One such place, the Great Bear Rainforest, is located in British Columbia, Canada, not far from Vancouver. ┬áThe Great Bear Rainforest … Continue reading

World’s Largest Landfill is in the Ocean

The Great Garbage Patch A plastic continent twice the size of Texas, made up of 3.5 million tons of trash may sound like fiction, but the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, also known as the Pacific Trash Vortex, is very real. The garbage patch is located in the North Pacific Gyre, where ocean currents draw floating … Continue reading