Canada: The greening of the North: Climate change shrinking tundra, says study

Postmedia News: The vast Canadian tundra, brought fully into the country's consciousness by Farley Mowat's classic 1956 children's novel Lost in the Barrens, will itself get lost in the woods this century as the treeline marches northward to the Arctic Ocean coast and all but wipes out the desolate but caribou-friendly bioregion from mainland Canada, a new international study predicts. Forecasting profound changes to all Arctic ecosystems "fuelled by human-induced global warming," the U.S.-led team of scientists......

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