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Helipcopter aerial sprays herbicides on clearcut land. Image credit: Francis Eatherington/Flickr
Joyce Nelson | The aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate on Canada's forests has been going on for so long that observers on the ground can no longer doubt the widespread damage it leaves behind.
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Trees in Whistler, B.C. Image credit: Randy Tarampi/Unsplash
David Suzuki | Tension between outdated extraction-based economics and the desire to protect that which makes the planet habitable for humans and other life is coming to loggerheads at Fairy Creek.
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Image: Used with permission of the Fairy Creek blockaders
Scott Neigh | Carole Tootill and Joshua Wright talk about the Fairy Creek blockades, which are defending some of the last big-tree, old-growth forest on Vancouver Island from clear-cut logging.
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David Suzuki | Forests are beneficial for our physical and mental health. Numerous studies illustrate how much forest walks can do for heart and respiratory health, immune system function and lowering stress levels.
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Image: Haliburton Highlands Land Trust. Used with permission.
Victoria Fenner | Sheila Ziman of the Haliburton Highlands Land Trust talks about how land trusts work, and why generous people sometimes give gifts of land to their communities for conservation.
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View from Polar Bear Point in the Hudson Bay Lowlands. Image: J. H./Flickr
Ole Hendrickson | Protecting existing high-carbon ecosystems is an effective way to mitigate climate change, and Canada, with its vast expanses of intact forests and wetlands, can play a significant role.
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David Suzuki | With greater worldwide demand for responsibly obtained and produced products, companies can reap marketplace rewards for responsible practices and avoid boycotts and legal challenges.
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Brent Patterson | Indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities in Colombia face crushing poverty and logging, mining and agribusiness on their ancestral territories.
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Brent Patterson | Forest defenders face risks as deforestation driven by agri-business, logging and drug trafficking worsens climate breakdown and intensifies harm to Indigenous cultures.
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Scene from Birdie Fire in Coconino National Forest. Photo: Heather Provencio/U.S. Forest Service, Coconino National Forest/Flickr
Ed Finn | As devastating as this year's wildfires have been, they are not the only threat to the world's forests. Massive deforestation caused by human activity threatens much of the world's woodlands.
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David Suzuki | Biomimicry has inspired applications ranging from producing energy through artificial photosynthesis to building lightweight support structures based on the properties of bamboo.
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Ole Hendrickson | Eastern hemlock trees may be next to fall victim to an invasive alien species with the spread of the hemlock woolly adelgid. But we may still have a few years to prepare for its arrival.