Boreal forest health and global change

  title={Boreal forest health and global change},
  author={S. Gauthier and P. Bernier and T. Kuuluvainen and A. Shvidenko and D. Schepaschenko},
  pages={819 - 822}
  • S. Gauthier, P. Bernier, +2 authors D. Schepaschenko
  • Published 2015
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Science
  • The boreal forest, one of the largest biomes on Earth, provides ecosystem services that benefit society at levels ranging from local to global. Currently, about two-thirds of the area covered by this biome is under some form of management, mostly for wood production. Services such as climate regulation are also provided by both the unmanaged and managed boreal forests. Although most of the boreal forests have retained the resilience to cope with current disturbances, projected environmental… CONTINUE READING
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