Wetland Science News

Pew's Boreal Forest Tour Showcased at Google Earth Canada Launch

PR Newswire – September 28, 2011

In just three minutes, participants at today's Google Earth Outreach Canada launch will get a nonstop, coast-to-coast, interactive experience with the earth's "green halo," the boreal forest. The Pew Environment Group tour lets anyone with a computer hover over the vast northern forests and waterways to learn about an ecosystem that stores twice as much carbon per acre as tropical rainforests, holds more freshwater than any other continental-scale ecosystem and teems with wildlife. For full story, click here.