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Salmon swimming upstream

Helping fish cross the road in New Brunswick

How did the fish cross the road? It was a culvert operation! While that may be pretty funny, clogged culverts — those small tunnels that go under roads to allow water to pass —... Read More
How did the fish cross the road? It was a culvert operation! While that may be pretty funny, clogged...
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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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Fieldnotes: Spring is coming! (Hopefully)

Restoring habitats one native plant at a time We’ve been talking a lot about biodiversity loss in Fieldnotes — about how human activities across Canada are destroying habitats and causing dramatic declines in caribou,... Read More
Restoring habitats one native plant at a time We’ve been talking a lot about biodiversity loss in Fieldnotes —...
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Five animals that could rival virtual CN Tower climbers

For 30 years now, climbers from across the Greater Toronto Area and beyond have tackled the CN Tower’s 1,776 steps in support of nature. This year, due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and closure... Read More
For 30 years now, climbers from across the Greater Toronto Area and beyond have tackled the CN Tower’s 1,776...
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Polar bear with cubs in the Wapusk National Park, Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

Fieldnotes: We ❤ Polar Bears

How we’re helping the world’s (literally) coolest apex predator No species is more emblematic of the High Arctic than the polar bear. Known as Nanuq in the Inuit language Inuktitut and Ursus maritimus in science-speak — meaning “sea... Read More
How we’re helping the world’s (literally) coolest apex predator No species is more emblematic of the High Arctic than...
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The time to switch to renewable energy is now

Canada’s Arctic territory of Nunavut is entirely dependent on fossil fuels for its electricity and heat generation, but it doesn’t have to be. Habitat-friendly renewable energy can improve food and energy security. Making the... Read More
Canada’s Arctic territory of Nunavut is entirely dependent on fossil fuels for its electricity and heat generation, but it...
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Saint John River

Five Canadian regions that need wilderness protection now

In response to Netflix’s recent nature documentary Our Planet that was co-produced with WWF, or the recent UN warning that one million species are at risk of extinction, you might be wondering what can... Read More
In response to Netflix’s recent nature documentary Our Planet that was co-produced with WWF, or the recent UN warning...
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New forestry standards must balance human demand for forest products with the value of intact forests for wildlife and climate change Read More
New forestry standards must balance human demand for forest products with the value of intact forests for wildlife and...
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