Boreal Forest News

Inferno in the rainforest - Penn: Office of University Communications

September 6, 2019 - 8:00am
Inferno in the rainforest  Penn: Office of University Communications

Satellite images have detected more than 100000 points of fire in the Amazon this year, burning through acres of rainforest at a pace and magnitude not seen in ...

Letter: The hypocrisy with climate change is stunning - Worcester Telegram

September 5, 2019 - 9:59pm
Letter: The hypocrisy with climate change is stunning  Worcester Telegram

Why the outrage over the burning of the Amazon due to President Jair Bolsonaro's policies of opening the forest to logging, mining and agriculture? After all, our ...

'It’s open season on the forest up here': Northern Sask. residents concerned about forestry - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

September 5, 2019 - 9:02am
'It’s open season on the forest up here': Northern Sask. residents concerned about forestry  Saskatoon StarPhoenix

"I'm not opposed to forestry done right, but this is forestry in a dated way of thinking about forests."

Mahoosuc Bird Notes: Fall migration - Lewiston Sun Journal

September 5, 2019 - 5:00am
Mahoosuc Bird Notes: Fall migration  Lewiston Sun Journal

Hatchlings have left the nest. The summer days are getting shorter. Trees are starting to look dry and worn. With these changes many birds start to show ...

Mahoosuc Bird Notes: Fall migration - Lewiston Sun Journal

September 5, 2019 - 5:00am
Mahoosuc Bird Notes: Fall migration  Lewiston Sun Journal

Hatchlings have left the nest. The summer days are getting shorter. Trees are starting to look dry and worn. With these changes many birds start to show ...

Improving ASF outlook boosts Russia's global ambitions - Pig World

September 5, 2019 - 1:30am
Improving ASF outlook boosts Russia's global ambitions  Pig World

In his latest Eastern European update, Russian journalist Vladislav Vorotnitkov takes a look how the region is already looking to a post-ASF future When it.

Meet the Kaska land guardians - The Narwhal

September 4, 2019 - 12:33pm
Meet the Kaska land guardians  The Narwhal

Share. Six of the eight Kaska land guardians pose by the Liard River. The aftermath of a 2018 forest fire is visible in the background. Photo: Taylor Roades / The ...

How some Fort McMurray residents are learning to live with bears in the neighbourhood - Toronto Star

September 3, 2019 - 7:56pm
How some Fort McMurray residents are learning to live with bears in the neighbourhood  Toronto Star

EDMONTON—At about 8 a.m. on Aug. 19, Fort McMurray resident Sara Kenney was on her way to work when she found a juvenile black bear rooting through ...

Wildfires and warming could transform Alaska's forests, making leafy trees dominant over evergreens, study says - Alaska Public Media News

September 3, 2019 - 2:46pm
Wildfires and warming could transform Alaska's forests, making leafy trees dominant over evergreens, study says  Alaska Public Media News

Wildfires have burned across Southcentral Alaska all summer, and they could be transforming Alaska's forests for the long term, according to a new scientific ...

Birds eat million tonnes of insects, keeping them under control - Free Press Journal

September 3, 2019 - 11:30am
Birds eat million tonnes of insects, keeping them under control  Free Press Journal

Birds around the world eat 400 to 500 million metric tonnes of beetles, flies, ants, moths, aphids, grasshoppers, crickets and other arthropod per year.

Moose eat 40 pounds a day but stay picky - Futurity: Research News

September 3, 2019 - 10:09am
Moose eat 40 pounds a day but stay picky  Futurity: Research News

Moose require lots of food to keep moving, but they're surprisingly selective about the plants they eat. Here's how researchers found that out.

Happy exhaustion - craigmedred.news

September 3, 2019 - 3:07am
Happy exhaustion  craigmedred.news

Twentymile River – The wind and rain that have long defined late-summer and fall in this corner of Alaska stormed into the country on Sunday, but the drought of ...

Opinion | Ontario's biodiversity needs protection | TheRecord.com - TheRecord.com

September 3, 2019 - 3:00am
Opinion | Ontario's biodiversity needs protection | TheRecord.com  TheRecord.com

If you are worried about the Amazon burning, you also should worry about the loss of diversity of species at home.

Birds eat 400 to 500 million tonnes of insects annually: Study - New Kerala

September 2, 2019 - 6:37pm
Birds eat 400 to 500 million tonnes of insects annually: Study  New Kerala

Washington D.C. , Sept 2 : Birds around the world eat 400 to 500 million metric tonnes of beetles, flies, ants, moths, aphids, grasshoppers, crickets and other ...

Science looks beyond the pine beetle to a landscape of pests in B.C. forests - The Province

September 2, 2019 - 5:39pm
Science looks beyond the pine beetle to a landscape of pests in B.C. forests  The Province

Grappling with the aftermath of the mountain pine beetle takes up a lot of public attention, but other issues aren't lost on scientists.

Canadians May Be Planting More Trees, But It Won't Be Enough To Help Our Forests - Narcity

September 2, 2019 - 3:07pm
Canadians May Be Planting More Trees, But It Won't Be Enough To Help Our Forests  Narcity

In the midst of fear and panic surrounding the fires in Brazil, Canada isn't in the best shape, ourselves. In fact, Canada is right behind Brazil in terms of forest ...

Study says birds eat up to 500 million tonnes of insects annually, helps suppress insect pests - The New Indian Express

September 2, 2019 - 10:47am
Study says birds eat up to 500 million tonnes of insects annually, helps suppress insect pests  The New Indian Express

The research highlights the important role birds play in keeping plant-eating insect populations under control, according to the study published in the journal, ...

Birds eat 400 to 500 million tonnes of insects annually: Study - ANI News

September 2, 2019 - 7:19am
Birds eat 400 to 500 million tonnes of insects annually: Study  ANI News

Washington D.C. [USA], Sept 2 (ANI): Birds around the world eat 400 to 500 million metric tonnes of beetles, flies, ants, moths, aphids, grasshoppers, crickets ...

Biodiversity highest on Indigenous-managed lands - Pique Newsmagazine

September 1, 2019 - 3:03pm
Biodiversity highest on Indigenous-managed lands  Pique Newsmagazine

A new study has some interesting conclusions for policy makers—though it will likely come as no surprise to many Indigenous groups. The study, published in ...

'Serengeti of the north': the Kaska Dena's visionary plan to protect a huge swath of BC wilderness - The Narwhal

September 1, 2019 - 12:58pm
'Serengeti of the north': the Kaska Dena's visionary plan to protect a huge swath of BC wilderness  The Narwhal

Share. Tanya Ball heads the Kaska land guardians program. Land guardians would have a greatly expanded role in the new conservancy area. Currently, eight ...

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