Huge new boreal forest preserve in Manitoba

LA Times: Efforts to combat climate change and diminishing wildlands have increasingly focused on the vast belt of northern forest that rings the globe south of the Arctic. The boreal forest is a vast repository of stored carbon and, in much of northern Canada, a pristine region populated by wolves and caribou along rivers still teeming with fish. The forest in Canada's Manitoba province has been under threat in recent years by expanding hydropower development. A major new electrical transmission line has......

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