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The Broadback Watershed contains some of the last old-growth boreal forest in the Waswanipi Cree territory.(Josué Bertolino/© Josué Bertolino / Greenpeace)
November 7, 2019

More than 600 indigenous communities live in Canada’s boreal forest, one of the last great swaths of intact wilderness on Earth. But every year, a million acres fall to logging to make timber and tissue products, including toilet paper sold in the U.S., according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. That’s seven hockey rinks’ worth of forest every minute.

 

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