Wildlife & wild places

Tell The Home Depot: Preserve the boreal forest

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The Canadian boreal forest is the largest remaining primary forest on the planet. It stores 300 billion tons of carbon, provides habitat for threatened boreal caribou, billions of birds and a multitude of other species. The boreal is essential to the sustenance and culture of hundreds of Indigenous communities. Unfortunately, one and a half football fields’ worth of the forest are cut down every minute to produce softwood lumber, wood pulp and other products. American companies like The Home Depot contribute to demand for these products.