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May 20, 2015 | Toronto Star | Op-ed | Bridget Stutchbury and Jeff Wells
The Swainson’s thrush is probably a bird that you have never heard of before, despite the fact that it breeds in almost every province and territory of Canada and its total population numbers in the...
May 12, 2015 | Globe and Mail | Published News | Mark Hume
Woodland caribou in northeast British Columbia are headed for extinction and could become the first subpopulation of a species to vanish in Canada while under government protection.Researchers from...
May 4, 2015 | Winnipeg Free Press | Published News | Ron Thiessen
While budgets increased in many provincial government departments, the latest provincial budget dealt another decrease to Conservation and Water Stewardship (CWS).This is curious, as an enlarged...
April 29, 2015 | Georgia Straight | Published News | Peter Wood
Last week, the Forest Practices Board, B.C.’s independent forest watchdog, released a report that takes stock of the province’s road network, and the results are staggering. It estimates that B.C....
April 22, 2015 | Montreal Gazette | Published News | Jeffrey Wells and Nigel Roulet
We were heartened last week to see leaders of Canada’s provincial and territorial governments meet in Quebec City to seek real solutions to the runaway problem of carbon pollution. The governments...
April 13, 2015 | BirdNote | Published News
Nearly half of all the bird species in the United States and Canada – including this Canada Warbler - depend on one amazing resource: the boreal forest. It stretches from the interior of Alaska...
March 31, 2015 | Globe and Mail | Published News | IVAN SEMENIUK
Tiny birds, even tinier backpacks, and a heck of a lot of air miles.Those are the essential ingredients behind a Canada-U.S. study that appears to have convincingly solved a 50-year-old mystery...
March 20, 2015 | Calgary Herald | Published News | Naomi Lakritz
When cabinet is announced after the imminent election, Alberta’s new environment minister should be for the birds. Literally.Alberta needs to look up from its addiction to oil and money, to realize ...
March 20, 2015 | CTV News | Published News
Cutting up forests into ever-smaller bits starts a die-off of species that lasts decades -- an "extinction debt" incurred today and paid by future generations, says a study on forest fragmentation."...
March 16, 2015 | Vancouver Sun | Published News | Joanne Lee-Young
VANCOUVER -- Leading conservation groups, including Ducks Unlimited and the National Audubon Society, are pressing for a plan to protect North American boreal forests that are home to an estimated 3...

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