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Emily Giles

Posts count: 18

Little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus) in flight

In Defense of Bats: Why bats need protection now more than ever

Bats are one of the most misunderstood and often feared species. They are also declining in population around the world. Despite their bad reputation, the importance of bats to the health of nature and... Read More
Bats are one of the most misunderstood and often feared species. They are also declining in population around the...
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2016 Loblaw Water Fund grantees announced

This World Water Day, WWF and Loblaw Companies Limited are excited to announce the 2016 Loblaw Water Fund grantees. Read More
This World Water Day, WWF and Loblaw Companies Limited are excited to announce the 2016 Loblaw Water Fund grantees.
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2016 Loblaw Water Fund now accepting applications

WWF and Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) are excited to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Loblaw Water Fund. The fund supports Canadians working towards a healthy freshwater future. Read More
WWF and Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) are excited to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2016...
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A Beluga that Inspired a Generation

Canadian singer-songwriter Raffi shares his love for beluga whales and what keeps him feeling connected to nature. Read More
Canadian singer-songwriter Raffi shares his love for beluga whales and what keeps him feeling connected to nature.
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Water, Agua, Eau, Biyah, Paani: Five words for water

What happens when biodiversity and cultural diversity meet at water’s edge? A Toronto project connects diverse communities in the Humber River Watershed to celebrate our natural and cultural heritage. Read More
What happens when biodiversity and cultural diversity meet at water’s edge? A Toronto project connects diverse communities in the...
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Canada Water Week: Searching for the Elusive Caddisfly

Heather Leschied spends her days in hip waders, wandering through the Flathead River, studying aquatic insects, worms and snails. The bejeweled caddisfly, well-known among fly fishers, is one of the animals that helps her... Read More
Heather Leschied spends her days in hip waders, wandering through the Flathead River, studying aquatic insects, worms and snails....
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Turtle Tuesdays: 14 facts you may not know about turtles

Long-living, slow but steady, the freshwater turtle usually wins the race as one of our favourite species. What better time to bone up on turtle facts than WWF’s People and Water Month? Read More
Long-living, slow but steady, the freshwater turtle usually wins the race as one of our favourite species. What better...
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Helping Blanding’s turtles on World Turtle Day

At the end of May, a few WWF conservation staff members had the pleasure of assisting Dr. Sue Carstairs, Executive Director and Medical Director of Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre (KTTC), on a turtle field... Read More
At the end of May, a few WWF conservation staff members had the pleasure of assisting Dr. Sue Carstairs,...
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