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Top scientists call boreal protection a global priority OTTAWA, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A first of its kind report by the Pew Environment Group reveals that Canada's boreal, the world's largest intact forest and on-land carbon storehouse, contains more unfrozen freshwater than any other ecosystem.
Can a road-trip across eastern North America, ancient ice sheets, and DNA samples unlock the ancestral history of jack pine trees?
Much organically bound carbon is deposited on inland lake bottoms.
The world's last remaining "pristine" forest - the boreal forest across large stretches of Russia, Canada and other northern countries - is under increasing threat, a team of international researchers has found.
Scientists said politicians have set what may be a powerful precedence in the battle against global warming by making a point to protect Canadaâ€™s boreal forest.
To: ENVIRONMENTAL EDITORS Contact: Lisa McCrummen, +1-206-321-9461, email@example.com, or Justin Kenney, +1-215-575-4816, firstname.lastname@example.org SEATTLE, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As news spreads of Ontario's commitment to protect over 55 million acres of Canada's Boreal Forest, an area the size of the United Kingdom, leading international scientists and conservationists are expressing their strong support for Premier Dalton McGuinty's science-based leadership.
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