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February 25, 2016 | Outdoor Magazine | Published News | Dean Kuipers
Few people know more about biodiversity than Edward O. Wilson. The 86-year-old Harvard biologist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner helped popularize the term in a groundbreaking 1988 report of the...
February 18, 2016 | The Pew Charitable Trusts | Op-ed | Jennifer Lamson
The woodland caribou of Canada’s boreal forest are enigmatic, elusive animals. Unlike the large herds of barren ground caribou that thunder in plain sight across the open spaces of the Arctic tundra...
February 10, 2016 | Winnipeg Free Press | Op-ed | Josh Pearlman
THE Manitoba government has released a draft beluga-habitat sustainability plan that outlines threats to beluga habitat in western Hudson Bay, and identifies opportunities to minimize these threats....
February 9, 2016 | Huffington Post | Op-ed | Anna Baggio
"I take my kids there. We all dip our cups in the river and drink straight from it," Josh said recently when I was in Moose Factory, a remote community on the James Bay coast. Josh is a dad from ...
January 26, 2016 | Montreal Gazette | Published News | Christopher Curtis
Though much of Quebec’s Cree territory has been flooded, razed and clearcut to make way for hydroelectric dams, herds of woodland caribou still roam throughout the Broadback Valley.Local hunters say...
December 17, 2015 | CTV News | Published News | Bob Weber
EDMONTON -- If Canada is serious about reconciliation with First Nations, a new study suggests that giving them a greater voice in caribou conservation might be a good place to start.The Boreal...
December 14, 2015 | CBC News | Published News | Susan Lunn
A report to be released later today by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society shows the woodland caribou are still under threat across the country.But the environmental group believes a change in...
November 26, 2015 | CBC News | Published News
The Manitoba government is protecting two new areas, which means more than 11 per cent of the province is now protected, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Tom Nevakshonoff said in a news...
November 6, 2015 | Thompson Citizen | Published News | Ian Graham
The provincial government recently released a 10-year boreal woodland caribou recovery strategy that aims to help the endangered species in its 15 identified ranges in Manitoba, with those in...
November 4, 2015 | National Geographic | Op-ed | Jeff Wells
Throughout the fall, migratory birds have been streaming through the United States, headed south from their breeding grounds in the boreal forest of Canada. Some will make very long journeys to...

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