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Why Canada's Wetlands Matter to the World

Jeff Wells | Posted 04.07.2013 | Canada
Jeff Wells

Here's a surprise for you. You may already know that the list of the world's largest and most important wetlands includes the Amazon Basin and the Pantanal of South America; the Nile River Basin and Congo Basin of Africa; and the Mississippi River Basin in the United States. But did you know that list also includes two boreal wetland systems right here in Canada?

Protect Canada's Forests -- Only Half of Them Are Intact

David Suzuki | Posted 11.22.2011 | Canada
David Suzuki

Although advances in modern agriculture have brought millions of hectares of once-unsuitable scrub land into food production, the environmental consequences of our growing "foodprint" have been severe.