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Climate change and wild weather

Speaking to media earlier in the year, John Pomeroy put forward that Western Canada was primed for extreme wildfire conditions. When flames raged across Fort McMurray, Alta. throughout the month of May, razing homes to the ...

dateJun 21, 2016 in Environment
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Prescribed burning may benefit rattlesnakes

A forest at first appears devastated after a fire, devoid of color. Ash and smoky plant remains cover the forest floor. In a few short weeks, however, shrubs and forbs will poke through the ash, taking advantage of the nitrogen ...

dateJun 07, 2016 in Ecology
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