Canada’s Subarctic Lakes are Drying Out

Nature World News: Atypically light snowfall over recent winters in Canada's subarctic regions has led many of the region's lakes to dry out, prompting researchers to worry. After studying 70 lakes in and around Old Crow in the Yukon territory and Churchhill in Manitoba, researchers found that the majority of the lakes are less than 1 meter deep. Analysis of the environment surrounding the lakes revealed that most lie on flat terrain surrounded by scrubby vegetation, which are also showing signs of desiccation,......

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