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Rising Carbon Emissions from Warming Soil Highlight Benefits of Land Restoration

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WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE A new study in the journal Nature  explores a vicious cycle: as a changing climate driven by greenhouse gas emissions warms the planet, soils heat up and the micro-organisms that live in the soil start to expel heat-trapping carbon dioxide, reinforcing the problem of climate change. Story here.

CFIA fast-tracked tests on genetically modified salmon eggs for exports, documents suggest

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CBC news Documents show inspectors with the Canada Food Inspection Agency scrambled to meet deadline for time-sensitive salmon egg test. Story here. A wild Atlantic salmon. Photo credit - Wikipedia.