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The article is mostly about the pine beatle which is destroying British Columbia's forest. The beatle's larvae, which was usually killed by Canada's harsh winter, is flourishing because of the milder winters the result of climate change.
Trees are Canada's crowning glory. My wife who was born and raised in British Columbia (BC) every so often, needs to take a walk in a BC forest, breathe the air and hug the nearest trunk. This is the land of the magnificent Douglas Fir named after the Scottish-born botanist David Douglas (1799-1834) who identified more than 200 new plant species in North America. After the Redwoods the Douglas Firs are the tallest trees in North America...
AQ (Australian Quarterly) Vol 80 issue 1