Billion dollar caribou Billion dollar Pandora Glass Beads caribou Biologists have been sounding the alarm about the caribou crisis in alberta for many years.Michael bloomfield conducted the most important aspect detailed studies of woodland caribou when he was working as the province first caribou specialist in the early 1980s.Alberta been taking their decline ever since.Even in the nation's parks they in trouble.The caribou in banff died in an avalanche in 2009. Caribou are indicators of the healthiness of the boreal forest.Canada vast boreal homepage forest purifies the air and water and is home to quantities of animals.It canada largest ecosystem and covers more than half of the us, but only 10% of it is insured.When the forest is fragmented by resource programming caribou are vulnerable. Big oil wants to expand their operations and they feel that the damage to the landscape they are causing can be mitigated by habitat recovery, and are also proposing ideas like massive fenced in exclosures that would protect caribou, by removing all of the searcher, but still allow oil development to stay.Environmental people and first nations argue that too much damage will be done and that land must be set aside for caribou.The athabasca chipewyan first nation has produced their own stewardship strategy to protect caribou habitat and their experience, but industry and federal seem uninterested. The most critically disturbed caribou habitat in canada is real estate smoky range north east Pandora Charms:http://www.ukrailsim.co.uk/ of jasper national park.Only 5% of intact forest appears forever.Trapper ken cowles has a cabin in the it.He used to see caribou everyday and now they gone because the gas companies are moving in.The alberta government has been killing typically 100 wolves a year for 8 years to protect the caribou in little smoky, but they're still selling oil and gas leases in the caribou range. On march 5, 2012 the government released a recovery strategy for boreal caribou that is designed to ensure that canada has self sustaining boreal caribou populations from coast to coast.The minister of the community, philip kent, is confident that alberta has both the intention and the ability to meet its obligations to the recovery strategy.Trapper ken cowles is not to sure.