Boreal Forest News

Mummy squirrel tells of a different Alaska - The Delta Discovery

August 28, 2019 - 3:46pm
Mummy squirrel tells of a different Alaska  The Delta Discovery

One fall day in Interior Alaska, a lion stalked a ground squirrel that stood at attention on a hillside. The squirrel noticed bending blades of grass,

'What our ancestors meant:' Canada, First Nations create new park reserve - Two Row Times

August 28, 2019 - 12:46pm
'What our ancestors meant:' Canada, First Nations create new park reserve  Two Row Times

LUTSEL K'E — A deal on a vast new national park reserve in the North is being called a model for future relationships between First Nations and Canada.

Can we really plant 500 billion trees? - Geographical

August 28, 2019 - 7:15am
Can we really plant 500 billion trees?  Geographical

The lead author of a scientific study, which claimed that planting trees has mind-blowing potential to tackle the climate crisis, reflects on the mixed response to ...

JP Gladu on helping Indigenous communities carve a path to prosperity through business - The Globe and Mail

August 28, 2019 - 5:00am
JP Gladu on helping Indigenous communities carve a path to prosperity through business  The Globe and Mail

As head of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, JP Gladu's mission is to find corporate champions who won't just cheer on Indigenous businesses but ...

'We all have an air addiction:' Group meets with province over clearcutting concerns - Prince Albert Daily Herald

August 27, 2019 - 10:47pm
'We all have an air addiction:' Group meets with province over clearcutting concerns  Prince Albert Daily Herald

Around 30 people gathered in Prince Albert's Forestry Centre on Tuesday to discuss their concerns with provincial government representatives about ...

Amazon fires: What you need to know about the rainforest blazes - TheSpec.com

August 27, 2019 - 8:09pm
Amazon fires: What you need to know about the rainforest blazes  TheSpec.com

Canada has pledged $15 million to fight fires in the Amazon rainforest as Brazil's populist president lashes out at a concurrent offer from the G7.

Trans Canada Trail takes a step back in time - - South Peace News

August 27, 2019 - 6:06pm
Trans Canada Trail takes a step back in time -  South Peace News

Richard Froese South Peace News. A walk along a local stretch of the Trans Canada Trail took people back a step in time. Grouard – Peace River Trail Net ...

Amazon fires: What you need to know about the rainforest blazes - Toronto Star

August 27, 2019 - 5:45pm
Amazon fires: What you need to know about the rainforest blazes  Toronto Star

Canada has pledged $15 million to fight fires in the Amazon rainforest as Brazil's populist president lashes out at a concurrent offer from the G7.

Canada's Amazon Is Burning Right Now Too - Narcity

August 27, 2019 - 12:47pm
Canada's Amazon Is Burning Right Now Too  Narcity

The fires in the Amazon have become a global crisis, one that has prompted responses from countries all over the world, including Canada. However, there is a ...

Forests Are Turning into Carbon Sources - Science Market News

August 27, 2019 - 9:09am
Forests Are Turning into Carbon Sources  Science Market News

Carbon reservoirs within the soil of boreal forests are being launched by more frequent and bigger wildfires, in response to a new research involving a University ...

Burn the Amazon - The Sun Daily

August 27, 2019 - 8:42am
Burn the Amazon  The Sun Daily

CUT down the trees. Kill the wild animals. Burn the bush. Pollute the rivers. Pave over the grass. Raise more beef, pigs and poultry in cages. That's the credo of ...

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

August 26, 2019 - 9:08pm
Glamping with French flair in the wilds of North America - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta 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, ...

Boreal warning: Climate change could make Canada's forest a carbon emitter - CBC News

August 26, 2019 - 5:22pm
Boreal warning: Climate change could make Canada's forest a carbon emitter  CBC News

If the number of severe forest fires continues to increase as a result of climate change, then the boreal forest's ability to store carbon is in jeopardy, according to ...

Boreal warning: Climate change could make Canada's forest a carbon emitter - CBC.ca

August 26, 2019 - 5:22pm
Boreal warning: Climate change could make Canada's forest a carbon emitter  CBC.ca

If the number of severe forest fires continues to increase as a result of climate change, then the boreal forest's ability to store carbon is in jeopardy, according to ...

Where The Buffalo Roam: Watch DU's Newest Online Film: “The Prairie Potholes” - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

August 26, 2019 - 3:57pm
Where The Buffalo Roam: Watch DU's Newest Online Film: “The Prairie Potholes”  AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

This vast landscape is the backdrop for conservation efforts on a grand scale. This region of North America is a prime breeding ground for ducks and geese and ...

Forest destruction is happening in Brazil, and at home (Letters) - MassLive.com

August 26, 2019 - 3:21pm
Forest destruction is happening in Brazil, and at home (Letters)  MassLive.com

They tell us to plant trees to help save the planet, yet our own officials are selling our trees at alarming rates for CO2 emitting fuels. This is shameful.

Free drop-in activities at St. Andrew's United Church - Cochrane Today

August 26, 2019 - 12:08pm
Free drop-in activities at St. Andrew's United Church  Cochrane Today

The summer drop-in program at St. Andrew's United Church has been a success with each week bringing a new and exciting theme that engages kids to learn ...

Wildfires Could Permanently Alter Alaska's Forest Composition - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

August 26, 2019 - 11:00am
Wildfires Could Permanently Alter Alaska's Forest Composition  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Berkeley Lab study finds evergreen conifer trees will decline and deciduous broadleaf trees dominate in a warmer climate with more wildfires.

Pledge to “Wipe Right” on National Toilet Paper Day - Natural Resources Defense Council

August 26, 2019 - 10:37am
Pledge to “Wipe Right” on National Toilet Paper Day  Natural Resources Defense Council

WASHINGTON – The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is urging American consumers to mark National Toilet Paper Day by pledging to use recycled ...

Research points to risk of carbon in boreal forest soils entering atmosphere - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

August 26, 2019 - 9:00am
Research points to risk of carbon in boreal forest soils entering atmosphere  Saskatoon StarPhoenix

The boreal forests that blanket northern Canada could become a significant source of carbon emissions if wildfires keep getting larger and more frequent, ...

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