Canada: ‘Make or break’ year for Edmonton’s parched trees

Edmonston Journal: A decade-long drought has parched trees and fields across northern Alberta and may be radically reshaping Edmonton's ecology, say forest and climate experts. Environment Canada says each of the past 10 years has been drier than the long-term average in the city. The past two years have been the driest back to back since record-keeping began in the 1880s. Like withdrawals from a chequing account, the city's trees have drained the soil's deep water and depleted their own stores ......

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