Boreal Forest News

Senate's new independence so good it should be enshrined in law: Harder - CKPGToday.ca

August 23, 2019 - 1:23pm
Senate's new independence so good it should be enshrined in law: Harder  CKPGToday.ca

OTTAWA - The Liberal government's representative in the Senate says changes aimed at making the upper chamber ...

Wildfires and Floods Push Russia to Revise Its Stance on Climate Change - The Wall Street Journal

August 23, 2019 - 7:09am
Wildfires and Floods Push Russia to Revise Its Stance on Climate Change  The Wall Street Journal

A double blow of floods and wildfires in Russia this summer is injecting *fresh* urgency into rethinking the country's usually skeptical stance toward the dangers ...

NASA study reveals Boreal Forest Fires Could Release Deep Soil Carbon - Clarksville Online

August 23, 2019 - 3:08am
NASA study reveals Boreal Forest Fires Could Release Deep Soil Carbon  Clarksville Online

Greenbelt, MD - According to results from the Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) funded by NASA's Earth Science Division, increasingly.

Government of Canada supports Government of Yukon and First Nations in protecting nature in Peel watershed - Canada NewsWire

August 22, 2019 - 8:45pm
Government of Canada supports Government of Yukon and First Nations in protecting nature in Peel watershed  Canada NewsWire

MAYO, YT, Aug. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians love and depend on nature—from the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the water we drink. Canada is home to ...

Government of Canada supports Government of Yukon and First Nations in protecting nature in Peel watershed - Benzinga

August 22, 2019 - 8:45pm
Government of Canada supports Government of Yukon and First Nations in protecting nature in Peel watershed  Benzinga

MAYO, YT, Aug. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians love and depend on nature—from the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the water we drink. Canada is home to ...

Jair Bolsonaro shrugs as the Amazon burns - The Economist

August 22, 2019 - 8:00pm
Jair Bolsonaro shrugs as the Amazon burns  The Economist

Fires consume large tracts of the world's forest every year. But the inferno in the Amazon is man-made.

In the Student Spotlight: Aug. 23, 2019 - NAU News

August 22, 2019 - 6:24pm
In the Student Spotlight: Aug. 23, 2019  NAU News

Senior women's tennis player Chiara Tomasetti will compete at the 2019 ITA Masters tournament in late September. The tournament showcases some of the ...

Bagging barnacles: I'm exploring a changing ecosystem - Juneau Empire

August 22, 2019 - 2:30pm
Bagging barnacles: I'm exploring a changing ecosystem  Juneau Empire

It's a brilliant July Fourth morning outside of Juneau, and I'm bagging barnacles. Armed with a paint scraper, tongs and a foam board to kneel on, I meticulously ...

Amazon rainforest fires: Why NASA fears new wildfires will 'accelerate warming' of climate - Express.co.uk

August 22, 2019 - 1:31pm
Amazon rainforest fires: Why NASA fears new wildfires will 'accelerate warming' of climate  Express.co.uk

RAINFOREST fires in the Amazon have reached record levels, officials have claimed, as space agency NASA warns of forest fires accelerating the effects of ...

See Canada's Newest Park Protecting First Nation Land and Boreal Forest - The Pew Charitable Trusts

August 22, 2019 - 12:33pm
See Canada's Newest Park Protecting First Nation Land and Boreal Forest  The Pew Charitable Trusts

For almost 20 years, the people of the Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation have advocated for protection of their traditional lands in Canada's Northwest Territories.

It's a northern vibe - Sault Star

August 22, 2019 - 11:32am
It's a northern vibe  Sault Star

Northern Vibe is a music, art & community festival held in in Poplar Dale, Ont. at the end of summer. The fifth annual festival on Poplar Dale Road, approximately ...

'What our ancestors meant:' Canada, First Nations create new park reserve - National Observer

August 22, 2019 - 10:06am
'What our ancestors meant:' Canada, First Nations create new park reserve  National Observer

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. "This is what our ...

exchangemagazine.com - August 22, 2019 | Thursday Edition - Exchange Morning Post

August 22, 2019 - 8:13am
exchangemagazine.com - August 22, 2019 | Thursday Edition  Exchange Morning Post

Exchange Magazine *content* on the Education, Entrepreneurship, Economic Development and Enterprise communities. Serving Waterloo Region, Waterloo, ...

Ditch cars to meet climate change targets, say MPs - Carbon Brief

August 22, 2019 - 8:11am
Ditch cars to meet climate change targets, say MPs  Carbon Brief

A new report from MPs on clean growth for meeting the UK's climate targets finds that “widespread personal vehicle ownership does not appear to be compatible ...

More frequent wildfires in the boreal forest threaten previously protected soil carbon - EurekAlert

August 22, 2019 - 5:11am
More frequent wildfires in the boreal forest threaten previously protected soil carbon  EurekAlert

University of Saskatchewan researchers have found that as major wildfires increase in Canada's North, boreal forests that have acted as carbon sinks for ...

Why we should worry about the Arctic burning - BBC News

August 22, 2019 - 3:00am
Why we should worry about the Arctic burning  BBC News

We know the Arctic is melting – but it's also on fire. And these wildfires could transform the pace, and scope, of global warming.

Refuge notebook: Lightning on the Kenai Peninsula - Kenai Peninsula Online

August 22, 2019 - 1:30am
Refuge notebook: Lightning on the Kenai Peninsula  Kenai Peninsula Online

I've been saying “Wow” a lot lately. A week ago, on Aug. 13, 48 lightning discharges occurred within 300 miles of the North Pole!

New national park celebrated as ‘reconciliation in progress’ - The Globe and Mail

August 21, 2019 - 7:55pm
New national park celebrated as ‘reconciliation in progress’  The Globe and Mail

A northern First Nation says the creation of a massive new national park is an example of the government charting a new path with Indigenous people.

Hotter, larger fires turning Canada's boreal forest into carbon source: research - Coast Mountain News

August 21, 2019 - 6:38pm
Hotter, larger fires turning Canada's boreal forest into carbon source: research  Coast Mountain News

With climate change, fires are becoming more frequent, larger and more intense.

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