Conservation groups seek protect North American boreal forests

Vancouver Sun: Leading conservation groups, including Ducks Unlimited and the National Audubon Society, are pressing for a plan to protect North American boreal forests that are home to an estimated 3 billion birds and more than 300 species. “Protecting at least 50 per cent of the boreal forest is in line with what modern conservation science contends is needed to preserve the ecological health of the forest and its biodiversity,” says Dr. Jeff Wells, senior scientist for the Boreal Songbird Initiative. “Climate......

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