In a remote part of northwestern British Columbia lies the Sacred Headwaters. It's where three important wild salmon rivers originate—the Skeena, Nass and Stikine. First Nations and local communities depend on the vitality of the Headwaters for their livelihoods and culture. And yet, this paradise was once gravely threatened by a plan proposed in 2004 by Royal Dutch Shell to drill for gas in the region. ForestEthics Advocacy made this digital short to highlight the community members who call this stunning corner of the world their home.
Thankfully, as of December 18, 2012 gas drilling in the Sacred Headwaters has been banned, and Shell has withdrawn its tenure, Learn more about this victory >>