Boreal Forest News

Celebrate Biosphere Day - Sherwood Park News

September 10, 2019 - 10:30am
Celebrate Biosphere Day  Sherwood Park News

Conserving our natural spaces is the focus of an event at the Beaver Hills Biosphere Saturday, Sept. 14.Nature Conservancy Canada is hoping to get you out of ...

Corbella: $2 million prize to Tzeporah Berman should have stirred up a tidal wave of controversy - Calgary Herald

September 10, 2019 - 7:01am
Corbella: $2 million prize to Tzeporah Berman should have stirred up a tidal wave of controversy  Calgary Herald

News that Tzeporah Berman won a whopping US$2 million climate award from an American environmental group scarcely caused a ripple in Canada when it ...

The $2 million prize to Tzeporah Berman should have stirred a tidal wave of controversy - National Post

September 10, 2019 - 7:00am
The $2 million prize to Tzeporah Berman should have stirred a tidal wave of controversy  National Post

Licia Corbella: How on earth does a U.S. organization few people have ever heard of come up with US$2 million to give to a Canadian with no strings attached?

Gasmet Analysers Help Research Find Answers to Climate Change - International Environmental Technology

September 10, 2019 - 5:02am
Gasmet Analysers Help Research Find Answers to Climate Change  International Environmental Technology

Understanding climate change and committing to its mitigation has become part of everyday life and actions in companies around the world. Gasmet, too, is ...

Opinion | Lungs of the Earth are on fire - durhamregion.com

September 10, 2019 - 3:00am
Opinion | Lungs of the Earth are on fire  durhamregion.com

Is there anything scarier, more horrifying than the videos taken from drones, from airplanes, from satellites, showing waves of orange flames swallowing up those ...

How We Got Lost in the Wilderness - TheTyee.ca

September 10, 2019 - 12:06am
How We Got Lost in the Wilderness  TheTyee.ca

No 911 *Service* Beyond this Point. Call Local Community Nursing Station if Help Needed. It was midnight on a June evening in 2012, the sun was up, and I was ...

More frequent fires could dramatically alter boreal forests and emit more carbon - IndianCountryToday.com - News Maven

September 9, 2019 - 9:14pm
More frequent fires could dramatically alter boreal forests and emit more carbon - IndianCountryToday.com  News Maven

Changes to boreal forests and their ecosystem services will impact the lifestyles and livelihoods of local people, as well as influence the future climate trajectory ...

Daily bite: Black Fox Farm and Distillery launch new Haskap Gin - Eat North

September 9, 2019 - 3:53pm
Daily bite: Black Fox Farm and Distillery launch new Haskap Gin  Eat North

Summer may be coming to an end, but Black Fox Farm and Distillery has just put the finishing touches on its new Haskap Gin that is meant to encapsulate the ...

NASA visits Yellowknife - Northern News Services

September 9, 2019 - 10:44am
NASA visits Yellowknife  Northern News Services

September 9, 2019 - Fourteen Sir John Franklin High School students got a science lesson today. The students headed over to the Yellowknife Airport for a tour ...

Inferno in the rainforest - Phys.Org

September 9, 2019 - 9:46am
Inferno in the rainforest  Phys.Org

Fires in the Brazilian Amazon have reached the level of an international crisis. Since the start of the year, NASA satellites have detected more than 100000 ...

10 unique craft distilleries to visit across Canada - Canada.com

September 9, 2019 - 8:04am
10 unique craft distilleries to visit across Canada  Canada.com

While craft beer gets a lot of attention, craft spirits are also making a huge splash in cocktail glasses across Canada. Great spirits demand careful craftsmanship ...

10 unique craft distilleries to visit across Canada - Canada.com

September 9, 2019 - 8:04am
10 unique craft distilleries to visit across Canada  Canada.com

While craft beer gets a lot of attention, craft spirits are also making a huge splash in cocktail glasses across Canada. Great spirits demand careful craftsmanship ...

Fort McMurray residents defend oil industry amid visit from documentary crew - CBC.ca

September 8, 2019 - 10:00am
Fort McMurray residents defend oil industry amid visit from documentary crew  CBC.ca

A film crew from Europe is visiting Fort McMurray to get a sense of what life is like for people who live in the oil town. The filmmakers' presence isn't welcome by ...

Fort McMurray residents defend oil industry amid visit from documentary crew - CBC.ca

September 8, 2019 - 10:00am
Fort McMurray residents defend oil industry amid visit from documentary crew  CBC.ca

A film crew from Europe is visiting Fort McMurray to get a sense of what life is like for people who live in the oil town. The filmmakers' presence isn't welcome by ...

The deft stylings of a bird ninja artist - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

September 8, 2019 - 9:00am
The deft stylings of a bird ninja artist  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Sackinger's primary medium is pen and ink drawings, over which she applies watercolors. The results are playful images, some of which blend reality with ...

The Amazon wildfires are cause for global concern. Canada's should be too. - The Narwhal

September 7, 2019 - 2:28pm
The Amazon wildfires are cause for global concern. Canada's should be too.  The Narwhal

The impact of fire and industrial logging on Canada's forests — including the boreal, the second-largest intact forest on Earth — can no longer be overlooked.

N.W.T.'s record wildfire season in 2014 tipping point for boreal forest, says study - CBC.ca

September 7, 2019 - 6:00am
N.W.T.'s record wildfire season in 2014 tipping point for boreal forest, says study  CBC.ca

A new study from Wilfrid Laurier University suggests the Canadian boreal forest is no longer a carbon sink, and links the phenomenon to climate change.

Impressions: Monster Hunter World: Iceborne is spectacular, but doesn't offer new players much - GameCrate

September 6, 2019 - 3:30pm
Impressions: Monster Hunter World: Iceborne is spectacular, but doesn't offer new players much  GameCrate

Monster Hunter: World is developer Capcom's best-selling title ever, and hunters worldwide have been enjoying the many free *content* updat.

What we don't know - Pique Newsmagazine

September 6, 2019 - 12:30pm
What we don't know  Pique Newsmagazine

As Snapping Turtles go, the one basking on a partially submerged log was a monster. Never mind that unlike the more gracile Painted Turtles cohabiting...

Canada's First Nations Do Conservation Their Way - Sierra Magazine

September 6, 2019 - 10:30am
Canada's First Nations Do Conservation Their Way  Sierra Magazine

Indigenous Guardians protect lands through litigation, direct action, diplomacy.

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