Boreal Bird Blog
Observations and updates from our Senior Scientist, Dr. Jeff Wells, and the BSI science team
Archive: Industry and Development
November 15, 2017 | David Childs
Boreal woodpeckers, namely American Three-toed and Black-backed Woodpeckers, are known to respond to the intensity and severity of natural disturbances, such as forest fires. These species are also...
January 20, 2016 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Colleague Dr. Bill Laurance, one of the world’s top tropical forest ecologists and conservationists, recently authored two very compelling pieces about the future of the world’s Family of Five...
June 24, 2015 | David Childs
2015june-passengerpigeon.jpg The Passenger Pigeon use to number in the billions before going extinct due to overhunting. Credit: Hayashi and Toda (artists) via...
March 18, 2014 | David Childs
The massive Mackenzie River Basin is not only Canada's largest watershed, it's also home to some of the most interesting and important areas in Canada's boreal forest both from a natural and policy...
November 26, 2013 | David Childs
We tend to think of roads as simply a means of connecting people and things from Point A to Point B. And in the most literal sense, this is true. However, for the world’s few remaining large...
November 7, 2013 | David Childs
The Kayapó homeland in Brazil stands out as an island of intact forest against a surrounding onslaught of deforestation (fires highlighted in red, which were previously rare before development in the...

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