Ecology & Wonder in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage SiteBook - 2010
The greatest cultural achievement in the Western Canadian mountainregion is what has been preserved, not what has been developed.
Protecting the spine of the Rocky Mountains will preserve crucialecological functions.
Because the process of ecosystem diminishment and species loss hasbeen slowed, an ecological thermostat has been kept alive. This maywell be an important defence against future climate change impacts onthe Canadian west.
Ecology and Wonder is a must-read for those who appreciateWestern Canada's breathtaking landscape.