From the Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia, February 21, 2013

From the Executive Summary:
"British Columbia is Canada’s most biologically diverse province; however, recent assessments have shown that many of its species and ecosystems are declining. The two ministries primarily responsible for conserving biodiversity in the province are the Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations...

We conducted this audit to determine whether the B.C. government is effectively conserving biodiversity in the province."

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