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October 16, 2014 | Pew Environment Group | Published News
Conservation groups are hailing a decision by the government of Manitoba to designate about 250,000 acres of intact boreal forest wilderness as the Canadian province’s newest park.The remote area,...
October 9, 2014 | Globe and Mail | Op-ed | Jeffrey Wells
The National Audubon Society’s report on the threat North America’s bird species face from unchecked climate change produced some frightening results – 314 of 588 species are projected to lose half...
September 25, 2014 | CTV News | Published News | Andy Blatchford
MONTREAL -- More than 500 scientists from Canada and around the world are urging Quebec's premier to stick to his pledge to preserve a huge section of the province's north as part of an ambitious...
September 10, 2014 | CBC News | Published News | Emily Chung
The laugh of the loon across southern Canadian lakes may soon be replaced by the calls of unfamiliar birds such as white-faced ibises and Mississippi kites, because of climate change.A new Birds and...
September 9, 2014 | Washington Post | Published News | David Yarnold and Gary Langham
David Yarnold is president and chief executive of the National Aubobon Society. Gary Langham is the group’s chief scientist.Maryland could lose the flashy orange-and-black Baltimore oriole — its...
September 9, 2014 | Smithsonian Magazine | Published News | Max Kutner
There may have never been a more important time to study birds than now. That’s the idea behind the 2014 State of the Birds report, released this morning and written by the top American...
September 4, 2014 | Vancouver Sun | Published News | William Marsden
WASHINGTON – The world’s virgin forests are being lost at an increasing rate and the largest portion of the degradation is in Canada, according to a new report.No longer is Brazil the main villain...
August 29, 2014 | Pew Charitable Trusts | Published News | Sheldon Alberts
TIBBITT LAKE, Northwest Territories—Forty miles out of Yellowknife, at the dead end of a quiet northern highway called the Ingraham Trail, Mother Nature greets travelers with a scene of remarkable...
August 22, 2014 | Pew Charitable Trusts | Published News | Sheldon Alberts
LUTSEL K’E, Northwest Territories—Alizette Lockhart sits at a wooden picnic table, clutching a sturdy sewing needle in one hand and a bundle of smooth leather in the other.It’s a bright summer...
August 12, 2014 | Science Magazine | Published News | Erik Stokstad
Every fall, countless songbirds migrate from their breeding grounds in the United States and Canada. Often flying at night to avoid hawks, the animals head south to spend the winter in Mexico and...

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