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Zoonotic Pandemics - How to prevent them in the future

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Zoonotic Pandemics - How to prevent them in the future
(April 28, 2020)   -   A presentation on the background of zoonotic pandemics, and how we can prevent them in the future by WCS Executive Director of Wildlife Health, Dr. Christian Walzer.

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10 Years of WCS Canada-W. Garfield Weston Fellowships!

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10 Years of WCS Canada-W. Garfield Weston Fellowships!
(April 07, 2020)   -   With generous support from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, WCS Canada has awarded annual fellowships to graduate students for the past ten years! This report summarizes the impact of the WCS Canada W. Garfield Weston Fellowships since 2009.

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COVID-19 and conservation: Planetary health has never been more important to human health

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COVID-19 and conservation: Planetary health has never been more important to human health
(March 27, 2020)   -   Learn about what WCS Canada is doing to get to the root cause of zoonotic diseases like COVID-19.

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Can bats be saved?

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Can bats be saved?
(March 25, 2020)   -   A wonderful piece written for the Canadian Wildlife Magazine that explores the challenges faced by bats, and what we're doing to help. Featuring WCS Canada's Dr. Cori Lausen.

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Engaging Science

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Engaging Science
(March 20, 2020)   -   WCS Canada President Dr. Justina Ray has been named the inaugural winner of the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution President’s Award for Societal Engagement! 

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Where Arctic Cod Goes, Marine Mammals Follow

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Where Arctic Cod Goes, Marine Mammals Follow
(March 18, 2020)   -   Increased ship traffic in the warming Arctic drives fish away, study shows, spelling larger impacts on the marine food web and the communities that depend on it. WCS Canada's Dr. William Halliday discusses the work that needs to be done to manage ship traffic and underwater noise pollution.

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Back to the Basics: Re-evaluating Bat Boxes based on Bat Needs

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Back to the Basics: Re-evaluating Bat Boxes based on Bat Needs
(March 12, 2020)   -   A webinar given by WCS Canada's Dr. Cori Lausen, hosted by the Kootenay Conservation Program.

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Hasty development of Ontario’s Ring of Fire could have devastating impacts

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Hasty development of Ontario’s Ring of Fire could have devastating impacts
(February 27, 2020)   -   WCS Canada scientists, Justina Ray and Cheryl Chetkiewicz explain what's at stake when developing the Ring of Fire in the far north in Ontario

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Coronavirus outbreak shows the risk in ignoring human activity’s impact on nature

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Coronavirus outbreak shows the risk in ignoring human activity’s impact on nature
(February 02, 2020)   -   Human activities that degrade or encroach on wild habitats increase the likelihood of humans catching such diseases, and create many other health risks too.

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Wolverine: Ghost of the Northern Forest

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Wolverine: Ghost of the Northern Forest
(February 01, 2020)   -   A CBC documentary featuring WCS Canada scientist, Dr. Matt Scrafford.

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