Scientists want to save 'Amazon of the North' from jurisdictional jumble

Sep 4, 2012 Read more: Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Scientists call it the Amazon of the North and they fear the Mackenzie River Basin, an extensive watershed three times the size of France, is under threat.

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Rosharon, TX

#1 Sep 4, 2012
Seems to me it would be easy to just toss in some dangerous bacteria and call it a day.

Houston, TX

#2 Sep 4, 2012
Well than they could toss in the dirtling coupled with the Less than a Box of Rocks. Now that would be priceless.

Toronto, Canada

#3 Sep 4, 2012
Haha wrote:
Seems to me it would be easy to just toss in some dangerous bacteria and call it a day.
They tried, but the bacteria kept mutating from the oil sands runoff.

Toronto, Canada

#4 Sep 4, 2012
P.S. Dang cold 'jungle'. I was in Tuktoyaktuk in early spring and froze my ass off. Not to mention working till all hours of the night because the sun never 'set'.

But there was a tree (!!!) and it contained ptarmigan so it was certainly NOT your average arctic ocean beachfront.

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