All Reporting Embargoed for Thursday, November 12, 2009

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Breakdown of Carbon Stored by Global Forest Biome

General - Canada's Boreal Forest

Soil Organic Carbon in Canada's Boreal Forest

Carbon and Caribou - Vital Caribou Habitat Overlays Dense Carbon Areas

Top Intact Forests - largest in red, followed by yellow and green, representing forests undisturbed to date by humans

Newly Protected Areas within Canada Over the Last Nine Years

Human-related Disturbances within Canada's Boreal Forest

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Oscar Lake in the Northwest Territories:


Credit: D. Langhorst, Ducks Unlimited

Part of the newly-expanded Nahanni National Park, Northwest Territories:


Credit: Steve Kallick, International Boreal Conservation Campaign

Carbon-rich wetlands in the Northwest Territories:


Credit: Chad Delany, Ducks Unlimited

Triangle Lake, part of northern Ontario's Boreal Forest:


Credit: Jeff Wells, Boreal Songbird Initiative

Global warming is expected to affect caribou populations worldwide, like this small herd near MacMillan Pass, Northwest Territories:


Credit: Larry Innes, Canadian Boreal Initiative

Small herd of caribou near MacMillan Pass, Northwest Territories:


Credit: Larry Innes, Canadian Boreal Initiative

The boreal forest is a haven for animals already extirpated from southern ranges, like the Gray Wolf:


Credit: Ducks Unlimited

The Bay-breasted Warbler has declined 70% over the last 40 years. Only 7% of its boreal forest habitat is protected:


Credit: Jeff Nadler

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Boreal forest with rivers, lakes at ground level (0:34):
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Large one-person machine clear-cuts boreal forest (0:26):
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