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Ancient Forest To Return With Global Warming
2012-09-22 08:36:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bylot Island, in the Canadian Nunavut territory, is one of the largest uninhabited islands in the world. A study by Alexandre Guertin-Pasquier of the University of Montreal's Department of Geography reveals that the ancient forests recently discovered on Bylot Island could one day return because of global climate changes. Guertin-Pasquier presented his findings at the Canadian Paleontology Conference in Toronto on September 21....

2009-08-31 12:13:39

 The U.S. Geological Survey has released the results of a long-term study of key glaciers in western North America, reporting this month that glacial shrinkage is rapid and accelerating and a result of climate change. University of Illinois geologist William Shilts spent nearly two decades studying glaciers on Bylot Island, an uninhabited island about 300 miles southwest of Thule, Greenland. He, his students and other geologists who followed in his footsteps have chronicled the decline...