boreal forest


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boreal forest

[′bȯr·ē·əl ′fär·əst]
(ecology)
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CPAWS estimates with current government regulation and clearance, upcoming oil and gas development will result in "300,000 hectares cleared, and 30,000 km of roads built; leaving 80 percent of the remaining boreal forest within 250 m of a road, pipeline or well site.
The garden design is a tribute to the beauty of Canadas boreal forest.
That means it would make sense to pump almost $10 billion this year into cutting carbon losses from the boreal forest in Northern Ontario.
To better understand the consequences of this source-sink relationship, I compared body mass and condition of adult females in boreal forest and adjacent meadows using data accumulated between 2000 and 2013.
Almost wherever you are in the United States at this time of year, the birds of the boreal forest bridge the distant reaches of our planet and your backyard.
Post-fire vegetation establishment in the boreal forest generally follows 1 of 2 pathways: self-replacement or relay floristics (Dyrness et al.
Key words: boreal forest, foraging distances, Little Brown Myotis, Myotis lucifugus, radiotelemetry, roost sites, Yukon
The effects of global warming on Canada's Boreal forest are likely to include shifting food supplies, increasing numbers of damaging wildfires in forests, more droughts in wetlands and potentially dramatic changes in vegetation and the relationships between predators and prey.
The finding pokes holes in a long-held idea that carbon in boreal forests accumulates mainly above ground in a litter of pine needles, mosses and leaves.
the boreal forest, it was all small berries and nectar.
A management plan was created for the land, which sits in the transition zone between aspen parkland and the boreal forest, in the mid-1990s, indicating that there is a "high habitat capability for wildlife" including black bear, beaver, coyote, mink, otter, muskrat and wolf and northern flying squirrel.
The habitats range from boreal forest and rocky coastlines to mangrove wetlands and coral reefs.