Monday, 23 April 2018

In worst case scenario, the trees in big parts of Canada's boreal forest 'will probably die,' says federal scientist



A devastating wildfire near Fort MacMurray, Alberta, Photo by DarrenRD
Large portions of Canada’s vast boreal forest could be at risk of dying off by the end of the century, as climate change will dramatically aggravate the risk of wildfires, drought and insect infestations, say government scientists in a groundbreaking new study. More here.

RELATED: Only “Heroic Efforts” Will Spare Earth’s Mighty Boreal Forest From the Worst Ravages of Climate Change - Experts.

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Government of Manitoba calls for evacuation of people and livestock downstream of Rivers dam, in the southwest.

Manitoba Media Bulletin          July 1, 2020 BEFORE: The Rivers dam as it was almost a year ago,  before t...