Record-breaking smoke over Canada.
For more than a month, dozens of large fires have raged in British Columbia &, more recently, the Northwest Territories. NASA photo.
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Conservation groups urge increased protection for boreal caribou habitat
The Globe & Mail
Federal and provincial governments are being urged to increase protection for the boreal forest and its imperilled woodland caribou herds from resource-company activity, as environment ministers prepare to meet in Ottawa this week to devise plans for greater conservation efforts. Story here.