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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...
February 9, 2016 | Huffington Post | Op-ed | Anna Baggio
"I take my kids there. We all dip our cups in the river and drink straight from it," Josh said recently when I was in Moose Factory, a remote community on the James Bay coast. Josh is a dad from ...
January 26, 2016 | Montreal Gazette | Published News | Christopher Curtis
Though much of Quebec’s Cree territory has been flooded, razed and clearcut to make way for hydroelectric dams, herds of woodland caribou still roam throughout the Broadback Valley.Local hunters say...
December 17, 2015 | CTV News | Published News | Bob Weber
EDMONTON -- If Canada is serious about reconciliation with First Nations, a new study suggests that giving them a greater voice in caribou conservation might be a good place to start.The Boreal...

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