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Top 10 2014 Stories that will Shape the Future of Canada's Boreal Forest

January 6, 2014

Canada's vast boreal forest is the most intact major forest region in the world, but it is increasingly under threat. While 2013 saw many stories about this magnificent global natural treasure, in 2014 there will be a host of issues under consideration that could affect it forever—for good or bad.

The Canadian Boreal Initiative and Boreal Songbird Initiative list the top stories that caught our eye in the past year and that we expect will be top stories in 2014.


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Full list of Top 10 2014 stories

1) Growing Forest Protection

2) The Weather

3) The World is Watching

4) First Nations Stewardship

5) The Northwest Territories: Devolution

6) Manitoba and Pimachiowin Aki

7) Northern Quebec

8) Northern Alberta: Not Just the Oil Sands

9) The Ring of Fire

10) Mining


Expert Contact for Interviews

Dr. Jeff Wells, Science and Policy Director
Boreal Songbird Initiative
(207) 458-8492
jeffwells@borealbirds.org