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Canada pledges water bombers, $15M to fight Amazon wildfires - Yahoo News Canada

August 26, 2019 - 8:14am
Canada pledges water bombers, $15M to fight Amazon wildfires  Yahoo News Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is offering to send water bombers and $15 million in aid to help Brazil and other South American countries fight the ...

Indigenous stewardship is the key to global conservation goals - Policy Options

August 26, 2019 - 7:47am
Indigenous stewardship is the key to global conservation goals  Policy Options

Recognizing the role of Indigenous lands and leadership in biodiversity conservation is a great start. Let's develop more partnerships to do it.

Wildfires Are Turning Important Northern Carbon Sinks Into Major Emitters - ScienceAlert

August 26, 2019 - 2:13am
Wildfires Are Turning Important Northern Carbon Sinks Into Major Emitters  ScienceAlert

In 2014, we travelled to the northern boreal forests of Canada to set experimental fires that would help us understand the effect of wildfires on the global carbon ...

Climate Change Forces Decomposer Fungi To Focus On Survival - Forbes

August 25, 2019 - 7:13pm
Climate Change Forces Decomposer Fungi To Focus On Survival  Forbes

Decomposer fungi are central to breaking down dead material across ecosystems, moving carbon from soils to the atmosphere. Under climate change, they are ...

A mummified squirrel tells a story of a different time in Alaska - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

August 25, 2019 - 9:20am
A mummified squirrel tells a story of a different time in Alaska  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

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, squeaked an ...

Borough mayor Ward pitches 'Peede trails' as green space - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

August 25, 2019 - 9:00am
Borough mayor Ward pitches 'Peede trails' as green space  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

It is a place where we can get away from the — quote, unquote — city life,” said Mike Ervin, a nearby resident and an official with the Arctic Offroad.

What it's like camping in Canada's newest national park Thaidene Nëné - CBC.ca

August 25, 2019 - 8:00am
What it's like camping in Canada's newest national park Thaidene Nëné  CBC.ca

CBC North reporter Emily Blake travelled to Fort Resolution and Łutsël K'é, N.W.T., for celebrations and the signing of final agreements establishing Thaidene ...

Sanchez: The local in the global - SunStar Philippines

August 25, 2019 - 7:12am
Sanchez: The local in the global  SunStar Philippines

AS AN environmentalist and a lay Franciscan contemplative, I am alarmed with conflagration in the Amazons, and Siberia and the heat waves in Europe.

Glamping with French flair in the wilds of North America - Malay Mail

August 25, 2019 - 3:00am
Glamping with French flair in the wilds of North America  Malay Mail

SUTTON (Canada), Aug 25 — Hidden under a lush green canopy of boreal forest in southeastern Canada are 80 fully-stocked tents featuring feather beds, silk ...

G7 leaders should step up own climate plans to help the Amazon, Greenpeace says - National Observer

August 24, 2019 - 4:16pm
G7 leaders should step up own climate plans to help the Amazon, Greenpeace says  National Observer

Some Canadian environment groups are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to put the brakes on attempts to seal a free trade agreement with Brazil until ...

Mummy squirrel tells of a different Alaska 20,000 years ago - Anchorage Daily News

August 24, 2019 - 3:28pm
Mummy squirrel tells of a different Alaska 20,000 years ago  Anchorage Daily News

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, squeaked an ...

Frequent wildfires in the boreal forest threaten previously protected soil carbon - Yorkton This Week

August 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
Frequent wildfires in the boreal forest threaten previously protected soil carbon  Yorkton This Week

As major wildfires increase in Canada's North, boreal forests that have acted as carbon sinks for millennia are becoming sources of atmospheric carbon, ...

Why I love Creamer's Field | Our Town - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

August 24, 2019 - 9:00am
Why I love Creamer's Field | Our Town  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

For more than 20 years, I have been frequenting Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge off College Road, looking for photographs to share with our ...

Protecting the Amazon rainforest - Irish Times

August 23, 2019 - 7:48pm
Protecting the Amazon rainforest  Irish Times

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It’s not just the Amazon — wildfires have been burning around the world - Global News

August 23, 2019 - 6:14pm
It’s not just the Amazon — wildfires have been burning around the world  Global News

While the wildfires in the Amazon rainforest have made international headlines, it's just one of many areas battling raging infernos around the world.

Bolsonaro prepares to send army to contain Amazon fires - Todayville.com

August 23, 2019 - 5:20pm
Bolsonaro prepares to send army to contain Amazon fires  Todayville.com

PORTO VELHO, Brazil — Under increasing international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday ...

Forest fires can contribute to depletion of soil carbon, increase global climate: UofS study - battlefordsNOW

August 23, 2019 - 4:24pm
Forest fires can contribute to depletion of soil carbon, increase global climate: UofS study  battlefordsNOW

A new study on how forest fires contribute to depleting soil carbon in the boreal forest was published in the ...

Forest fires can contribute to depletion of soil carbon, increase global climate: UofS study - battlefordsNOW

August 23, 2019 - 4:24pm
Forest fires can contribute to depletion of soil carbon, increase global climate: UofS study  battlefordsNOW

A new study on how forest fires contribute to depleting soil carbon in the boreal forest was published in the ...

Breathe easy: In busy year for wildfires, Calgary escapes the smoke - Calgary Herald

August 23, 2019 - 3:26pm
Breathe easy: In busy year for wildfires, Calgary escapes the smoke  Calgary Herald

After two years of record-breaking smoke, summer has brought a reprieve for Calgary despite one of the busiest wildfire seasons in Alberta of the past 60 years.

Greenland fallout: Trump scolds Denmark over rejection - CKPGToday.ca

August 23, 2019 - 1:33pm
Greenland fallout: Trump scolds Denmark over rejection  CKPGToday.ca

COPENHAGEN — Escalating an international spat , President Donald Trump said Wednesday he scrapped his trip to Denmark because the prime minister ...

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