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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Half of North American birds rely on vanishing Boreal Forest

Half of North American birds rely on vanishing Boreal Forest

Date : 11th May 2005, Source : ENS



SEATTLE, Washington, May 11, 2005 (ENS) - The 1.5 billion acre North American Boreal Forest Region, stretching from Alaska to Newfoundland, holds one-quarter of the Earth's remaining intact forests. It is one of the largest forested wilderness areas left, larger than even the Brazilian Amazon. But the boreal forest is disappearing - logged and fragmented to supply U.S. markets for junk mail catalogs, disposable tissue paper, and energy.

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