517 THE NUM­BER OF SPECIES IN

Canadian Geographic - - WIDLIFE -

Canada that are glob­ally at risk, ac­cord­ing to a re­cent Na­ture­serve Canada re­port. On Guard for Them: Species of Global Con­ser­va­tion Con­cern in Canada found that Bri­tish Columbia has 231 plants and an­i­mals (in­clud­ing the Steller sea lion, right) that are glob­ally at risk, more than any other prov­ince or ter­ri­tory.

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