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What Is Making All That Arctic Noise?

What Is Making All That Arctic Noise?
(November 03, 2017)   -   After a quarter century living and working in the Arctic, it continues to take our breath away on a regular basis. Mostly it’s the wildlife: a stupendous aggregation of migrating Sandhill cranes or caribou, a beach overflowing with fur seals, a close up encounter with a wolverine. Other times it could be a phenomenal display of northern lights.

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On World Environment Day, Securing a Wild Future for Yukon’s Boreal Mountains

On World Environment Day, Securing a Wild Future for Yukon’s Boreal Mountains
(June 05, 2017)   -   On World Environment Day, Canada hosts a global celebration of our natural heritage and commitment to protect 17 percent of terrestrial areas by 2020. While this international commitment is a significant achievement, Canada can lead with an even bolder vision to protect some of the last truly wild places remaining on the planet – our northern landscapes.

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The Conundrum of change- By Don reid

The Conundrum of change- By Don reid
(April 21, 2017)   -   Human beings often have a conflicted view of change. We like certainty and stability. In conservation, however, we have learned that living with certain changes is essential because they create the conditions for many species to thrive. Lately, however, climate warming is creating new and different kinds of changes, often taking place more rapidly than we are accustomed to.

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Bats Are Charged Up for Halloween- Sarah Olson (via Medium)

Bats Are Charged Up for Halloween- Sarah Olson (via Medium)
(October 31, 2016)   -   Bats have long been associated with the dark and deadly– most infamously in the form of that monstrous prowler of the night, Dracula — in search of fresh blood to feed his thirst and claim new victims. On Halloweens of late, however, it is bats who have had a monster to fear — a real one — that is devastating populations of these flying mammals in eastern North America.

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Planning for Change in One of the Most Intact Places on Earth – Cheryl Chetkiewicz (via National Geographic)

Planning for Change in One of the Most Intact Places on Earth – Cheryl Chetkiewicz (via National Geographic)
(August 26, 2016)   -   Ontario’s Northern Boreal Forest is a special place. Not only because of its size – which is comparable to Sweden – but also because it remains largely untouched by human development. Now, then, is the time to create responsible planning frameworks for this region which includes one of the most significant chromite deposits in the world.

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The Next Great Victory for Birds – Hilary Cooke (via Huffington Post)

The Next Great Victory for Birds – Hilary Cooke (via Huffington Post)
(August 17, 2016)   -   2016 marked the 100-year anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty – a historic agreement that protected birds from indiscriminate slaughter for food and fashion markets. Dr. Hilary Cooke reflects on the legacy of this the treaty, the role WCS played in its inception, and the future of bird conservation in North America.

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