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Tag: Conservation

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Yonge & St. Clair mural by birdO

Q&A: birdO talks street art and wildlife conservation

World-renowned street artist birdO is teaming up with WWF-Canada to protect the nature he loves with WWF-Canada’s Wildest Ride Contest. Read More
World-renowned street artist birdO is teaming up with WWF-Canada to protect the nature he loves with WWF-Canada’s Wildest Ride...
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a kelp beach in Foggy Inlet, Newfoundland and Labrador

WWF International turns 60

As WWF-Canada, we’re focused on, well, Canada. But we’re proud to be part of an international organization that, this year, is celebrating 60 years of conservation impact. Since 1961, WWF has grown into a... Read More
As WWF-Canada, we’re focused on, well, Canada. But we’re proud to be part of an international organization that, this...
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Wood turtle on a log

Well, that’s finally over: Fieldnotes looks back at 2020

It’s hard to do an ordinary year-in-review for a year that’s been anything but ordinary. Much like yourselves, our work was impacted by COVID-19 — our scientists had to drastically change their approach to... Read More
It’s hard to do an ordinary year-in-review for a year that’s been anything but ordinary. Much like yourselves, our...
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Polar bear crosses frozen lake in front of unfrozen Hudson Bay during a late sunrise near Churchill, Canada © Elisabeth Kruger / WWF US

COVID can’t stop Inuit citizen science in Coral Harbour, NU

Data is an important part of conservation decision-making but it’s not always easy to gather, especially in the Arctic. That’s why Leonard Netser — a resident of Coral Harbour, a thousand-person town on the... Read More
Data is an important part of conservation decision-making but it’s not always easy to gather, especially in the Arctic....
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So, you want to be a citizen scientist?

There’s a whole lot of science needing to be done these days, and not enough professional scientists to do it. But there is a solution! Citizen science — also known as community science —... Read More
There’s a whole lot of science needing to be done these days, and not enough professional scientists to do...
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Q&A: Nature, coronavirus and lessons learned

The coronavirus crisis has left us all with a lot of questions. Thankfully, we work with scientists. So we spoke to James Snider, WWF-Canada’s vice-president of Science, Research and Innovation, to find out some... Read More
The coronavirus crisis has left us all with a lot of questions. Thankfully, we work with scientists. So we...
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Conservation in the time of coronavirus

Conservation isn’t exactly an indoor activity — though much of our work, especially data analysis and our Science, Research and Innovation team’s research like the Wildlife Protection Assessment, Living Planet Report Canada and our in-progress national... Read More
Conservation isn’t exactly an indoor activity — though much of our work, especially data analysis and our Science, Research and...
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Pika, Canada.

The importance of community (and conservation) during COVID-19

This new normal sure doesn’t feel very normal. The growing COVID-19 emergency is affecting all of our lives, and here at WWF-Canada we want to first and foremost express our concern and support for... Read More
This new normal sure doesn’t feel very normal. The growing COVID-19 emergency is affecting all of our lives, and...
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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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5 wild stories from 2018

This year brought deadly environmental disasters and strained politics – but it also gave us a few charming animals that captured our collective attention at times when we seemed to need it most. Here’s... Read More
This year brought deadly environmental disasters and strained politics – but it also gave us a few charming animals...
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