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By winning protection for their boreal forest, indigenous peoples help slow global warming.
February 24, 2015 | National Geographic | Published News | Edwin Dobb

NG MAPS. SOURCES: DISTRIBUTED ACTIVE ARCHIVE CENTER (DAAC), OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY (ORNL); PIMACHIOWIN AKI CORPORATION; GEOGRATIS/ATLAS OF CANADA 2011

He didn't mention his name, only that he was 62 years old and belonged to the Poplar River First Nation, indigenous people who live on the east shore of Lake Winnipeg, in Manitoba.

 

Then he talked about his childhood. When he was seven, he was...

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