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May 23, 2016 | Hill Times | Op-ed | Jeff Wells
Historians would not consider 1916 a good year for the planet. The largest war the world had ever seen was raging in Europe, with millions of people killed and maimed and no end in sight.But during...
May 18, 2016 | CTV News | Published News | Bob Weber
Fully one-third of all North American bird species need quick help to stop them from disappearing, says the first continent-wide bird study conducted jointly by Canada, the United States and Mexico....
May 5, 2016 | Globe and Mail | Published News | Kristy Kirkup
An experiment that has won favour in Australia is gathering steam in Ottawa as the federal government scrambles to live up to its promise to help despairing indigenous communities.Members of a...
April 15, 2016 | Huffington Post | Op-ed | Steve Kallick
The South Nahanni River runs wild through the Mackenzie Mountains in Canada’s Northwest Territories, sluicing through canyons 3,300 feet deep and churning over a waterfall twice the height of...
March 13, 2016 | Edmonton Journal | Op-ed | Alison Ronson
Alberta’s Minister of Environment and Parks Shannon Phillips made a major announcement in late February that went largely unnoticed. Working together, she said, Alberta can achieve 17 per cent...
March 12, 2016 | New York Times | Op-ed | Edward O. Wilson
DURING the summer of 1940, I was an 11-year-old living with my family in a low-income apartment in Washington, D.C. We were within easy walking distance of the National Zoo and an adjacent strip of...
March 3, 2016 | National Geographic | Published News | Jeff Wells
When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads south on March 10 for his first official visit to the United States, his plane may well pass directly over some of the billions of birds migrating...
February 25, 2016 | Outdoor Magazine | Published News | Dean Kuipers
Few people know more about biodiversity than Edward O. Wilson. The 86-year-old Harvard biologist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner helped popularize the term in a groundbreaking 1988 report of the...
February 18, 2016 | The Pew Charitable Trusts | Op-ed | Jennifer Lamson
The woodland caribou of Canada’s boreal forest are enigmatic, elusive animals. Unlike the large herds of barren ground caribou that thunder in plain sight across the open spaces of the Arctic tundra...
February 10, 2016 | Winnipeg Free Press | Op-ed | Josh Pearlman
THE Manitoba government has released a draft beluga-habitat sustainability plan that outlines threats to beluga habitat in western Hudson Bay, and identifies opportunities to minimize these threats...

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