The Pew Environment Group, a US-based think-tank and non-profit group, has released a report, “A Forest of Blue: Canada’s Boreal Forest, the World’s Waterkeeper”, calling on Canada’s governmental and Aboriginal leaders to create legislation to protect waters found within Canada’s boreal forest.

The report details how these waters are the world’s largest source of freshwaters but this precious resource is under constant threat as a result of mining, water diversion and energy projects.

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