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2014-08-14 08:31:32

MONTREAL, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For the second year in a row, the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) went out into the field to film a video showing how forestry activities coexist with wildlife. The short documentary that was produced sketches a realistic picture of the Quebec forest from the point of view of those who make their living from it, contrasting sharply with alarmist talk suggesting that harvesting the forest jeopardizes its future and the species that live there....

2014-08-14 00:22:06

MONTREAL, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For the second year in a row, the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) went out into the field to film a video showing how forestry activities coexist with wildlife. The short documentary that was produced sketches a realistic picture of the Quebec forest from the point of view of those who make their living from it, contrasting sharply with alarmist talk suggesting that harvesting the forest jeopardizes its future and the species that live there....

Climate Change A Real Threat To Reindeer And Caribou
2013-12-16 04:37:18

[ Watch the Video: Are Caribou Safe From Climate Change? ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists writing in the journal Nature Climate Change say that climate change is endangering global reindeer and caribou habitats. The new study suggests there are a lot of similarities between reindeer, which thrive in Northern Europe and Asia, and caribou, which live in North America. Not only does this new research show similarities between these two animals that were...

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2009-06-11 09:05:00

Reindeer and caribou populations are declining around the world, from Alaska and Canada, to Greenland, Scandinavia and Russia. The iconic deer is incredibly important to indigenous groups in the north. However, it is growing trickier for the deer to live in a world growing hotter from climate change and changed by industrial development. Reindeer and caribou all belong to the same species, Rangier tarandus. Caribou live in Canada, Alaska and Greenland, while reindeer live in Russia, Norway,...

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2009-04-10 06:36:46

The woodland caribou of Canada may see a shriveling of size in its 36,000 population within the next century, while other animals in areas of heavy energy production and logging face greater risk, a major report indicated on Thursday, Reuters accounted.  The report was accepted by the Conservative government last June but did not publicize its findings until now.  Concerned conservationists believe the document is lacking details and requires more in-depth study. ...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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