11 months ago
by aj0690+13 +1
More than half of Canada’s landmass is comprised of boreal forest—a vast and tree-filled region that extends across the country. To help conserve the forest, the province of Alberta has designated four new protected parks in its northeastern region, reports David Thurton of the CBC. When added to other contiguous conserved lands in Alberta, the new parks make up the largest stretch of protected boreal forests on the planet.
4 months ago
by socialiguana+8 +1
The Brazilian Ministry of Environment has released data revealing preliminary estimates on the rate of deforestation in the Amazon over the past year. Sure enough, it makes for a pretty depressing read – people are cutting down more trees and destroying more land than they have in a decade.
3 months ago
by AdelleChattre+31 +1
Lessons from long-lost civilizations. By Hannah Yi.