Online maps show impact on Canada’s boreal forests

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Published on: October 26, 2018

The Province / Bob Weber / 22 October 2018

New online maps let viewers zero in on how climate change will affect their part of Canada’s boreal forest.

“It’s designed to give information that’s relevant to people where they live,” Danny Blair, co-director of the Prairie Climate Centre at the University of Winnipeg, said Monday.

The centre released its climate atlas of Canada last spring. This week, they’ve added information that details how things are likely to change in the boreal forest, the vast ribbon of green that stretches across the northern reaches of most provinces and into the territories.

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