EDMONTON — Canada’s boreal forest is on track to become the world’s best-protected ecosystem, says paper slated to be presented this week at an international conference on conversation issues. About 4.4 million of the country’s 5.5 million square kilometres of boreal forest are intact, said Steve Kallick, director of the Pew Environment Group’s boreal campaign. Approximately two-thirds of that — or about three million square kilometres — could be protected.Kallick, along with colleague Gary Stewart, will present...
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