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Landsat Eyes Help Guard the World's Forests - United States Geological Survey (press release)

February 13, 2017 - 10:01am

United States Geological Survey (press release)

Landsat Eyes Help Guard the World's Forests
United States Geological Survey (press release)
“We're seeing the loss of forests in many places,” said Matthew Hansen, a professor at the University of Maryland. “Dynamics include increasing tropical deforestation, more frequent and severe boreal forest fires, disease in temperate forests and the ...

Harlan Daily Enterprise | How many trees are there? - The Harlan Daily Enterprise

February 12, 2017 - 6:21am

Harlan Daily Enterprise | How many trees are there?
The Harlan Daily Enterprise
Satellites peering down at the Earth are providing some amazing information about our planet's soil, water and plant life. One interesting bit of trivia is that ...

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NATURALLY TEXAS: Sandpipers make stopovers - San Angelo Standard Times

February 12, 2017 - 2:10am

San Angelo Standard Times

NATURALLY TEXAS: Sandpipers make stopovers
San Angelo Standard Times
At San Angelo, least sandpipers are still far from their destination on the Arctic tundra and northern Boreal Forest. There they nest and rear a brood of chicks that as youngsters, less than 2 months old, must find their way south as far as South America.

Guardians of a Vast Lake, and a Refuge for Humanity - New York Times

February 7, 2017 - 6:44pm

New York Times

Guardians of a Vast Lake, and a Refuge for Humanity
New York Times
The surrounding area is wilderness too — a sprawling land of untouched boreal forest and tundra, rivers and mountains. The only human settlement on its shores is the town of Deline, population 503. This isolated community is mostly Sahtuto'ine ...

Peter Foster: The boreal forest 'agreement' was an eco-radical shakedown. Thankfully, it's finally dead - Financial Post

January 31, 2017 - 4:55pm

Financial Post

Peter Foster: The boreal forest 'agreement' was an eco-radical shakedown. Thankfully, it's finally dead
Financial Post
The Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA), one of the most ignominious deals in Canadian business history, is being quietly euthanized. Last week, its Ottawa-based secretariat was closed, without fanfare or eulogy. However, most of the agreement's ...

New bid for Manitoba-Ontario UNESCO boreal forest deal - CBC - CBC.ca

January 29, 2017 - 8:53am

CBC.ca

New bid for Manitoba-Ontario UNESCO boreal forest deal - CBC
CBC.ca
A third attempt is underway to get international recognition for a large section of boreal forest along the Manitoba-Ontario boundary.
Manitoba, Ontario enter third attempt in bid for UNESCO-recognized forestToronto Star

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Last Days for Our Boreal Forest? - Door County Pulse

January 27, 2017 - 1:14am

Last Days for Our Boreal Forest?
Door County Pulse
If Lake Michigan's surface temperature goes up as the climate warms, then temperatures on the east side of the peninsula will also rise and the boreal forest will shrink or disappear. Temperate forests, or even savannas or shrublands on shallow or ...

RICO Allegations By Logger Can't Stand, Greenpeace Says - Law360 (subscription)

January 24, 2017 - 5:05pm

RICO Allegations By Logger Can't Stand, Greenpeace Says
Law360 (subscription)
Greenpeace's reply brief reaffirmed its September request for the court to dismiss Resolute Forest Products' suit claiming that the group's “Resolute: Forest Destroyer” campaign, which accused the company of destroying endangered Canadian boreal forest ...

In a 'Post-Truth' Era, Greenpeace Lies to Raise Money - National Review

January 24, 2017 - 4:10am

National Review

In a 'Post-Truth' Era, Greenpeace Lies to Raise Money
National Review
Yet it continues to warn that the boreal forest is being destroyed, asking for donations to its “Forest Defense Fund.” Did you know that the Canadian government won't recognize Greenpeace as a tax-exempt charitable organization? It has said Greenpeace ...

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