taiga

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taiga

the zone of forest vegetation lying on wet soils between the tundra in the north and steppe hardwood forest in the south, that encircles the northern hemisphere.
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Perhaps she's speaking a little more directly to Canadians, because she says the boreal forest is the longest-standing, largest working forest left on the planet; by her reckoning, the mightiest act of peace.
It would make economic sense to hire 10,000 Northerners to work on preventing carbon losses in the boreal forest.
Distinguishing between these two mechanisms would be difficult today because populations in the boreal forest are now largely extinct (Werner et al.
Applying modern conservation science principles to the boreal forest, the campaign calls for keeping at least half of the region free of industrial development and its fragmenting impacts on the land.
The frequency of large fire years has increased since the 1950s in interior Alaska's boreal forest, and in the last 5 decades 33% of individual fires have burned >100,000 ha (Kasischke et al.
To date, most of the known Little Brown Myotis roost sites in the boreal forest of northwestern Canada and Alaska were found via local knowledge, which is likely biased toward manmade structures.
Cold boreal forests stow away nearly a quarter of all the carbon stocked in the Earth's land surfaces.
Tarnished Earth, a dramatic open air gallery of shoots by Jiri Rezac has appeared on the capital's High Street throughout July, showing such unforgettable images as the devastation being caused to the likes of Canada's magnificent Boreal Forest by the rush to extract oil from the tar sands just below the surface.
After a decade of environmental campaigns, mounting expectations of green performance from publishers and printers, and years of intense negotiations, the world's largest conservation initiative was launched in May 2010: the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement.
Tarnished Earth, an exhibition by Jiri Rezac, tells the story of the destruction of Canada's Boreal Forest as the area is drilled for oil.
In this last episode of the series he journeys to the far north of Europe, exploring one of the largest ecosystems on the planet - the boreal forest that stretches for thousands of miles across Alaska, Canada and Scandinavia to Russia.
Their duet is the quintessential music of the northern bog and boreal forest.