More than 80% of the world’s liquid freshwater is found in the boreal forest!

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The boreal forest isn’t just an amazing water storehouse, it also holds onto a ton of carbon. More than 208 billion tonnes of carbon are stored in the trees, soil and water that lives in the Canadian Boreal forest – that’s about 26 years’ worth of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions!

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http://www.borealcanada.ca/boreal-did-you-know-e.php

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2010 is the Year of Biodiversity and Earth Rangers has teamed up with The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity to bring you a daily dose of biodiversity basics

Earth Rangers is a non-profit organization that works to inspire and educate children about the environment. At EarthRangers.com kids can play games, discover amazing facts, meet animal ambassadors and fundraise to protect biodiversity.

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