The effects of disappearing salmon are beginning to show in the declining grizzly bear population, reports the Globe & Mail.
Mr. McAllister said it used to be easy to visit salmon streams in the Great Bear Rainforest, a large area of protected forest on the central coast, and see 20 to 30 bears a day feasting on salmon.
“Now you go out there and there are zero bears. The reports are coming in from Terrace to Cape Caution … the bears are gone,” he said.
“And we haven't seen any cubs with mothers. That's the most alarming part of this,” Mr. McAllister said.