Boreal Forest News

As Amazon Burns, Canada's Boreal Forest Also Faces Serious Threats - HuffPost Canada

August 31, 2019 - 7:00am
As Amazon Burns, Canada's Boreal Forest Also Faces Serious Threats  HuffPost Canada

Canada's boreal is the largest intact forest in the world and we need to do more to protect it, researchers say.

As crews fight destructive Susitna Valley wildfire, evacuees prepare for recovery - Stock Daily Dish

August 31, 2019 - 3:00am
As crews fight destructive Susitna Valley wildfire, evacuees prepare for recovery  Stock Daily Dish

WILLOW — Authorities say the recovery process for those who have evacuated from neighborhoods near destructive a Susitna Valley wildfire will begin on ...

4 events not to miss this week, Sept. 1-7 - Berkshire Eagle

August 30, 2019 - 2:00pm
4 events not to miss this week, Sept. 1-7  Berkshire Eagle

Head on down to the Blandford FairFrom every corner, there is something for all ages, including a demolition derby, chili competition, truck pulls, entertainment ...

Polar bear the star among wild five in Manitoba, Canada - The Australian

August 30, 2019 - 10:02am
Polar bear the star among wild five in Manitoba, Canada  The Australian

Its a jungle down there beneath the surface of Canadas Hudson Bay. Dozens of beluga whales are screeching, squawking and chirping like an Amazon aviary ...

More frequent fires could dramatically alter boreal forests and emit more carbon - Phys.Org

August 30, 2019 - 9:30am
More frequent fires could dramatically alter boreal forests and emit more carbon  Phys.Org

These days, smoke-filled summer skies and dusky red sunsets are a common occurrence across Canada and the United States. Much of that smoke is coming ...

A fascinating (and disturbing) look at North End Dartmouth, circa 1970s - Halifax Examiner

August 30, 2019 - 8:52am
A fascinating (and disturbing) look at North End Dartmouth, circa 1970s  Halifax Examiner

This item is written by Jennifer Henderson. Premier McNeil, Health Minister Randy Delorey, and Justice Minister Mark Furey all read from the same script after ...

An Alaskan adventure - Hometown Focus

August 30, 2019 - 3:28am
An Alaskan adventure  Hometown Focus

Alaska-The Last Frontier. With glaciers, mountains, and wildlife, it is an adventure just waiting to happen. That is what Alaska Railroad is there for, to allow.

CAFE 541: Alberta offers a world of wilderness and urban centers for the traveler - The Register-Guard

August 29, 2019 - 8:07pm
CAFE 541: Alberta offers a world of wilderness and urban centers for the traveler  The Register-Guard

It's a remarkable contrast. While raw nature shapes the rough, untamed wilderness areas of Alberta, glittering towers of glass, brick and steel shape the urban ...

More frequent fires could dramatically alter boreal forests and emit more carbon - The Conversation - Canada

August 29, 2019 - 4:19pm
More frequent fires could dramatically alter boreal forests and emit more carbon  The Conversation - Canada

The boreal forest is being reshaped by wildfire. As climate change intensifies wildfire activity, the boreal forest will likely become a carbon source.

Botanical Bonanza: The aromatic additions that define our local gins - The Growler

August 29, 2019 - 2:47pm
Botanical Bonanza: The aromatic additions that define our local gins  The Growler

Gin is by definition is a juniper-flavored spirit—but it's also flavored with everything else. It was born in Holland, where the Dutch East India Company once ...

How humans changed the face of Earth - Science Magazine

August 29, 2019 - 1:42pm
How humans changed the face of Earth  Science Magazine

Scientists across disciplines have been debating potential dates for the beginning of the Anthropocene—the period during which human activity has become a ...

Citizens bring forestry concerns to government - paNOW

August 29, 2019 - 11:01am
Citizens bring forestry concerns to government  paNOW

Some concerned area citizens are worried about the future of the region's boreal forest.On Tuesday , they met ...

'That would be the end of our industry': Outfitters defend baiting amid calls for ban in Sask. - Regina Leader-Post

August 29, 2019 - 9:00am
'That would be the end of our industry': Outfitters defend baiting amid calls for ban in Sask.  Regina Leader-Post

Conservation groups have warned that baiting for deer can exacerbate the spread of chronic wasting disease in Saskatchewan.

What Is Deforestation, And How Big Of A Threat Is It To The Planet? - HuffPost

August 29, 2019 - 7:32am
What Is Deforestation, And How Big Of A Threat Is It To The Planet?  HuffPost

Wildlife advocates have responded with grave concern to reports of rampant fires throughout the Amazon rainforest. Tens of thousands of blazes this month are ...

Sask. activists raise concerns about 20-year plan to clear cut boreal forest - CBC.ca

August 29, 2019 - 7:00am
Sask. activists raise concerns about 20-year plan to clear cut boreal forest  CBC.ca

Advocates are concerned that there hasn't been adequate consultation on a 20-year clear cutting plan for Saskatchewan's boreal forest near Prince Albert.

Sask. activists raise concerns about 20-year plan to clear cut boreal forest - CBC.ca

August 29, 2019 - 3:00am
Sask. activists raise concerns about 20-year plan to clear cut boreal forest  CBC.ca

Advocates are concerned that there hasn't been adequate consultation on a 20-year clear cutting plan for Saskatchewan's boreal forest near Prince Albert.

Different tree species to dominate Alaskan forests, Berkeley Lab researchers find - Daily Californian

August 29, 2019 - 12:23am
Different tree species to dominate Alaskan forests, Berkeley Lab researchers find  Daily Californian

In a study published Monday, Berkeley Lab researchers projected changes in vegetation at high latitudes as a result of global warming.

Glamping with French flair in the wilds of North America - The Phnom Penh Post

August 29, 2019 - 12:02am
Glamping with French flair in the wilds of North America  The Phnom Penh Post

Hidden under a lush green canopy of boreal forest in southeastern Canada are 80 fully-stocked tents featuring feather beds, silk sheets, electric lighting, ...

Quintessential Alaskan Adventures In Fairbanks - TravelPulse

August 28, 2019 - 7:01pm
Quintessential Alaskan Adventures In Fairbanks  TravelPulse

From frolicking with reindeer to bear spotting, this city has it all.

Brazilian wildfires are a human-rights emergency - Toronto Star

August 28, 2019 - 4:03pm
Brazilian wildfires are a human-rights emergency  Toronto Star

A direct line can be drawn from the out-of-control fires in the Amazon to Brazil's abhorrent treatment of Indigenous nations and precious forests, Tanya Talaga ...

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