Manage episode 268977421 series 1522569
Ever wonder what your backyard looked like 10,000 years ago? 100,000 years ago? 1,000,000 years ago? I did, so I went looking for someone with some answers. The boreal forest covers 33% of the world’s forested area making it the biggest forest in the world. Canada contains 28% of the world’s boreal forest and I wanted to learn how it came to be the way we see it today. How fast did things change? How much change was there? Learning from our past is a great way to help us understand our future. What better way to understand the rate of our changing climate than to look at how it compares to climates of the past.