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July 15, 2016 | Washington Post | Published News | Chris Mooney
In an ambitious study that represents the latest merger between big data approaches and the quest to conserve the planet, scientists have found that across a majority of the Earth’s land surface —...
July 5, 2016 | CTV News | Published News | Bob Weber
Research based on satellite imagery shows that almost all industrial activity in Canada's intact forests is occurring on the home ranges of endangered species.A report released Tuesday by Global...
June 11, 2016 | The Guardian | Published News | John Vidal
Aristotle thought the mysterious silver eel emerged from the earth fully formed. The young Sigmund Freud could not understand how it reproduced, and modern biologists puzzled for years over whether...
May 27, 2016 | Globe and Mail | Published News | Gloria Galloway
A massive tract of boreal forest straddling the Ontario and Manitoba borders that is known as the “Land that Gives Life” to the Anishinaabe people is recommended to become Canada’s first mixed World...
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...

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