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November 12, 2009 | The Vancouver Sun | Published News | Margaret Munro
The boreal forest stores more carbon than any land-based ecosystem on the planet, according to a new report that says the Amazon is no match for Canada’s boggy bush.North America’s boreal forest contains nearly twice as much carbon per hectare as tropical forests, says the report by Canadian and American researchers. And Canada, home to the largest blocks of forest left on Earth, has by far, the lion’s share of the carbon, it says, and a responsibility to ensure it stays locked in trees, soils and peatlands.“...
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