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500 scientists call on Quebec to keep its promise to conserve half of its boreal forest

Date : 13th September 2009, Source : Mongabay



This March, the Canadian province of Quebec pledged to conserve 50 percent of its boreal forest lying north of the 49th parallel, protecting the region from industrial, mining, and energy development. On Thursday 500 scientists and conservation professionals—65 percent of whom have PhDs—sent a letter to Quebec's Premier Jean Charest calling on him to make good on his promise.

http://news.mongabay.com/2009/0913-hance_quebec.html





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