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Canada has a lot of trees, and they’re telling us something

What the trees in Canada are telling us.

What the trees in Canada are telling us.

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What the trees are telling us . ​In the face of climate change, we’ve been told forests are our salvation. But scientists believe this summer’s wildfires are a sign of a tipping point — with trees a major source of carbon emissions.

Months after the fire, the burned-out forest on the logging road near Senneterre, in northwestern Quebec, still has a vaguely acrid smell. Longhorn beetles, which you can hear loudly gnawing through the dead trees, leave scatterings of bright sawdust in their wake.

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