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Canada’s high Arctic glaciers at risk of disappearing completely, study finds

Satellite imagery shows hundreds of glaciers shrinking as average annual temperature rises 3.6C in 70 years — Hundreds of glaciers in Canada’s high Arctic are shrinking and many are at risk of disappearing completely, an unprecedented inventory of glaciers in the country’s northernmost island has revealed. Using satellite imagery, researchers catalogued more than 1,700 glaciers …

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Canada’s largest national park risks losing world heritage status

Wood Buffalo national park also faces danger from oil and gas development and hydroelectric projects, government report says — The world’s second-largest national park is under threat from a destructive combination of climate change, oil and gas development and hydroelectric projects, according to a new report from the Canadian government. Wood Buffalo national park, which …

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