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Tag: Species

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male and female rub-throated hummingbirds flying

Wildlife Wednesday: Hummingbirds

In this edition of Wildlife Wednesday, WWF-Canada botanist Ryan Godfrey teaches us all about hummingbirds and how you can attract these beautiful creatures to your garden. I know, the idea of hummingbirds flying around... Read More
In this edition of Wildlife Wednesday, WWF-Canada botanist Ryan Godfrey teaches us all about hummingbirds and how you can...
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Wildlife Wednesday: Snow Leopard

In this edition of Wildlife Wednesday, WWF-Canada’s lead Asian big cat specialist Rinjan Shrestha takes us up into the high altitudes of Asia to explore the “ghost of the mountains” — the elusive Snow... Read More
In this edition of Wildlife Wednesday, WWF-Canada’s lead Asian big cat specialist Rinjan Shrestha takes us up into the...
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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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Wildlife Wednesday: Monarchs

In this edition of Wildlife Wednesday, WWF-Canada’s President & CEO Megan Leslie and WWF-Mexico’s Director of Conservation Maria Jose Villanueva guide you along the amazing journey of the monarch butterfly — from their summer homes in Canada to wintering forests... Read More
In this edition of Wildlife Wednesday, WWF-Canada’s President & CEO Megan Leslie and WWF-Mexico’s Director of Conservation Maria Jose Villanueva guide you along...
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Released Loggerhead turtle crossing beach to the Mediterranean Sea.

Nature’s heroes: Lyudmyla, sea turtle defender

Our oceans are important habitat for endangered leatherback and loggerhead sea turtles. No matter where in the world Lyudmyla is, her passion for protecting them is something she brings with her. Read More
Our oceans are important habitat for endangered leatherback and loggerhead sea turtles. No matter where in the world Lyudmyla...
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So you’ve always wanted to become a citizen scientist?

Now’s the time to brush up on wildlife in your neighbourhood — from home! Trying to maintain a connection to nature while spending most of our time indoors can be difficult. By becoming a... Read More
Now’s the time to brush up on wildlife in your neighbourhood — from home! Trying to maintain a connection...
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Things to do in our new (virtual) reality

It’s easy to start feeling disconnected from nature while self-isolating at home. Our scientists miss doing research in the field and we all can’t wait to get back to tackling environmental issues alongside our... Read More
It’s easy to start feeling disconnected from nature while self-isolating at home. Our scientists miss doing research in the...
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Two narwhal crossing tusks at sunset near Baffin Island, Nunavut

Growing up with narwhal

“I was nine-years-old when I saw my first narwhal,” Max Kalluk, now 33, tells Brandon Laforest, WWF-Canada’s Arctic species specialist. It wasn’t just one, though. “Hundreds of pods of narwhal came to town,” he... Read More
“I was nine-years-old when I saw my first narwhal,” Max Kalluk, now 33, tells Brandon Laforest, WWF-Canada’s Arctic species...
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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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WWF Gift Guide: 7 ways you can support wildlife this holiday

This holiday, find the perfect gift for everyone on your list while helping wildlife across the globe. 1. Adopt a species Great for: Anyone who loves wildlife! Price point: Approximately $40-$50 Choose from over... Read More
This holiday, find the perfect gift for everyone on your list while helping wildlife across the globe. 1. Adopt...
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