Entries for October 2018

Mapping the decline of Canada’s caribou

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Mapping the decline of Canada’s caribou
(October 30, 2018)   -   All of Canada’s caribou subspecies have increasingly been in the news as the animal’s national population, which once numbered in the millions, has declined drastically and quickly to little more than a million today. Experts are concerned some populations may not survive the threats they’re facing. One herd, British Columbia’s South Selkirk, had just three females left in April 2018.

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A whale of a problem developing in Canada’s Arctic

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A whale of a problem developing in Canada’s Arctic
(October 01, 2018)   -   The horrors of right whales drowning in tangles of fishing ropes and the alarming prospect of endangered orcas crossing paths with oil-laden tankers has created more than a few headaches for the federal government. From the Atlantic to the Pacific, the feds have been forced to respond to public—and legal—demands that more be done to save threatened cetaceans.

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