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Wildlife Conservation Society Study Shows Iconic Boreal Bird

Wildlife Conservation Society Study Shows Iconic Boreal Bird Species Declining In The Adirondacks

Wildlife Conservation Society A new study from the Wildlife Conservation Society finds that several iconic Adirondack birds are in trouble, with declines driven by the size of their wetland habitats, how connected these wetlands are to one...

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2014-03-21 08:21:46

United Nations' 2014 Theme is "Celebrating Forests for Sustainable Development" MONTREAL, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today launched the Boreal Forest Facts website (www.BorealForestFacts.com) to coincide with the United Nations' 2014 International Day of Forests, providing a new digital resource highlighting the company's ongoing efforts to promote sustainable forest management in one of the world's most vibrant ecosystems....

2014-03-20 16:23:31

MONTREAL, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) will hold its annual meeting of stockholders on Friday, May 23, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern), at the Centre for Conservation of Boreal Biodiversity, 2230, boulevard du Jardin, Saint-Félicien, Quebec. About Resolute Forest Products Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including newsprint, specialty papers, market...

2014-01-28 23:28:17

Buy three Ringing Cedars Oil enriched with Resin 5% products, and get one at no cost on RingingCedarsOfRussia.org. The Resin-enriched Ringing Cedars Oil is 100% natural and wild harvested, and contains no preservatives, no artificial ingredients and no GMOs. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Ringing Cedars of Russia, the leading producer of Siberian Cedar Nut Oil, is pleased to announce a promotion on one of its best-selling products: Siberian Cedar Nut Oil enriched with Resin 5%. For a limited...

2013-11-25 12:23:13

OTTAWA and WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As grizzly bear populations in western Canada make their way into winter hibernation this month scientists in Alberta are embarking on their next phase of field research, the results of which will go a long way towards protecting the province's at-risk grizzly and caribou populations. The research will also have implications on grizzly and caribou habitats in boreal forest regions nation-wide. "We're pleased to be able...

Trees Might Store More Carbon Than Thought
2013-10-03 07:03:41

DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Examining a long-lived forest, researchers have found that Black Spruce trees, which dominate the northern forests of North America, succumb about five years after being weakened by environmental stresses. Without rejuvenating fire, the dead trees aren't being replaced by new ones. The result will help researchers better understand how climate change affects the health of forests, and how forests affect the severity of climate change. The study...

2013-07-23 12:23:11

OTTAWA, July 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Wildlife Federation is presenting its Western Boreal Forest Initiative at the International Congress of Conservation Biology in Baltimore, MD. Working closely with industry and academics, the first phase of the initiative developed a science-based, land use model that will help Canadians and decision makers see the outcomes for wildlife of various resource development and habitat conservation scenarios in the western boreal...

Fires Turn Boreal Forests Into Deciduous Woodlands
2013-07-23 09:27:55

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the most flammable high-altitude regions of the world, a 2,000-square-kilometer zone in the Yukon Flats of interior Alaska has seen dramatic increases in both the frequency and severity of fires in recent decades. A research team led by the University of Illinois reports the area has seen higher wildfire activity more recently than at any other time in the past 10,000 years. The findings were reported...

2013-07-22 12:22:05

BALTIMORE, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Canadian boreal forest is one of the world's great natural treasures. Stretching from the Yukon in the west to Newfoundland and Labrador in the east, this ecologically diverse region contains the largest blocks of intact forest and wetlands left on Earth. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2013-07-22 12:22:03

BALTIMORE, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Canada and Australia are home to two of the world's largest intact ecological regions, the boreal forests of subarctic Canada and the tropical savannah and deserts of the Outback of Australia. The steps being taken by the two countries' Indigenous peoples to protect the natural environment offer models for conservation of other parts of the world. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

Trees Use Water More Efficiently Due To CO2 Rise
2013-07-11 08:01:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Trees are becoming more efficient at using water in response to higher atmospheric carbon dioxide levels, according to new research published Wednesday in the journal Nature. In the study, researchers including Dave Hollinger from the US Forest Service's Northern Research Station (NRS) and Trevor Keenan of Harvard University analyzed direct, long-term measurements of whole-ecosystem carbon and water exchange. According to...


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Taiga
2013-04-19 18:21:46

Taiga, or otherwise known as boreal forest, is a biome that is characterized by coniferous forests made up mostly of spruces, larches, and pines. The taiga is the world’s largest terrestrial biome. In North America, it covers most of inland Canada and Alaska as well as portions of the extreme northern continental United States and is known as the Northwoods. It covers most of Sweden, Finland, much of Norway, lowland/coastal areas of Iceland, much of Russia, northern Kazakhstan, northern...

Aspen Parkland
2013-04-18 22:46:28

Aspen parkland is a reference to a very large area of transitional biome between prairie and boreal forest in two sections; the Peace River Country of northwestern Alberta that crosses the border into British Columbia, and a much larger area stretching from central Alberta, all across central Saskatchewan to south-central Manitoba near the US border. Aspen parkland is made up of groves of aspen poplars and spruce interspersed with areas of prairie grasslands, also intersected by large stream...

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2009-07-01 13:55:01

The Palearctic or Palaearctic is one of Earth's eight ecozones. This region is the largest ecozone on Earth. It includes the regions of Europe, Asia (north of the Himalayan foothills), northern Africa, and the northern and central regions of the Arabian Peninsula. The Palearctic includes mostly boreal forest and temperate climate regions, which are found throughout Eurasia from western Europe to the Bering Sea. There are five sub-regions of the Palearctic: European-Siberian, Mediterranean...

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