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March 1, 2006 | CPAWS | Published News | Dr. Jeff Wells
It's a March morning in Florida. Palm tree fronds rustle gently in the breeze. Small lizards skitter across the dry leaves. Ruby-crowned Kinglets nervously flit through the Spanish moss-draped live...
March 1, 2006 | Cornell Lab of Ornithology | Published News | Jeff Wells
Every winter since 1998, a familiar and unassuming bird has ranked as one of the Great Backyard Bird Count's top three most widely reported species. About 260 million of these birds flood south into...
March 1, 2006 | Miner and News | Published News | Mike Aiken
Grassy Narrows band members are planning to take their fight against clearcutting to American boardrooms.After three years of blocking logging roads near their community, members of the First Nation...
February 8, 2006 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Published News | P-I News Services
VANCOUVER, B.C. -- Canada unveiled a 16 million-acre preserve Tuesday, including parkland covering an area twice the size of Yellowstone, teeming with grizzly bears, wolves and wild salmon in the...
February 6, 2006 | CNW Group | Published News
TORONTO, Feb. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - Greenpeace today welcomed the appointment of the new Conservative government while reminding the new Cabinet of the high priority Canadians give to clean air and water...
February 5, 2006 | Telegraph Magazine | Published News | Fred Langan
High in northern Alberta a company called Syncrude is mining oil from a black pit that measures 35,000 acres. Giant lorries, the largest in the world, take three loads of oil sands from a huge shovel...
February 2, 2006 | Ft. McMurray Today | Published News | Renato Gandia
Roaring oil and gas machinery in the boreal forest is drowning out male ovenbirds' mating calls and the problem is set to worsen, says a University of Alberta biologist. And if compressor noise is...
January 31, 2006 | Brown Daily Herald | Published News | Laura Martin
Say goodbye to the momentum of the environmental movement for the next 100 years. According to "60 Minutes," geologists have determined that there is enough oil in Alberta, Canada to "solve America's...
January 12, 2006 | Village Soup | Published News | Kristen Lindquist
CAMDEN: Ornithologist Jeff Wells will talk in the Jean Picker Room of the Camden Public Library on Tuesday, January 17, 6:30 — 8:00pm. The event, which is open to the public and free of charge, is co...
December 28, 2005 | Toronto Star | Published News | Peter Calamai
Most of the permafrost across the Canadian North will thaw several metres deep every summer by mid-century because of global warming, warns a new study published today. And that widespread thawing...

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