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June 16, 2014 | Winnipeg Free Press | Published News | Alexandra Paul
Manitoba's vast boreal wetlands may be more than an ecological gem -- they may also be worth $117 billion in carbon offsets.That huge financial figure comes courtesy of a new ecological study that...
June 16, 2014 | Montreal Gazette | Published News | Steve Lambert
WINNIPEG – Two environmental groups are calling for more protection of the boreal forest in northern Manitoba which they describe as an important animal habitat and key protector of water quality.A...
June 16, 2014 | Global News | Published News | Lara Schroeder
WINNIPEG – Two environmental groups are calling for more protection of the boreal forest in northern Manitoba which they describe as an important animal habitat and key protector of water quality.A...
June 16, 2014 | Winnipeg Sun | Published News | Jim Bender
In the light of water shortages and pollution elsewhere, a report to be released Monday recommends greater protection for Manitoba's boreal region that includes world-class water resources.The...
June 4, 2014 | Mongabay | Published News | Paul Sutherland
Greenhouse gas emissions from human activity have caused global air and sea surface temperatures to rise approximately 0.8 Celsius (1.4 degrees Fahrenheit) since the beginning of the 20th century,...
May 25, 2014 | Vernon Morning Star | Published News
Vernon-based Tolko Industries is praising plans to protect caribou in Manitoba.The Manitoba government and the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement working group, have created a new woodland caribou...
May 22, 2014 | Audubon Magazine | Published News | T. Edward Nickens
Back in 2008 I paddled through Ontario's remote Albany River wilderness with Jeff Wells, a senior scientist with the Boreal Songbird Initiative. We carried specialized audio recording equipment in...
May 17, 2014 | Winnipeg Free Press | Published News | Alexandra Paul
One to three billion birds flock to the North American boreal forest each spring to find habitat for summer breeding, and their lives depend on the forest being there for them.A new study concludes...
May 14, 2014 | Environmental News Network | Published News | Lisa McCrummen
It's been dubbed North America's bird nursery: the sprawling billion-plus-acre boreal forest that spans the continent from Alaska across Canada to Newfoundland and Labrador.Each spring, an estimated...
May 9, 2014 | Yukon News | Published News | Jesse Winter
Imagine running for three days, non-stop, without food or water.Now imagine you round the last corner, in sight of home, but your house is no longer there. In its place stands a mine site, a...

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