Entries for February 2018

Addressing Cumulative Impacts of Climate Change and Development on Freshwater Fish in Northern Ontario

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Addressing Cumulative Impacts of Climate Change and Development on Freshwater Fish in Northern Ontario
(February 15, 2018)   -   Ontario is a Canadian province built on mining and mineral exploration. Over the past two decades, the provincial government has encouraged and facilitated new mines in Ontario’s Far North—a large, remote and largely roadless region that is the homeland for nearly 40,000 First Nations.

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Why Won't Wolverines Cross the Road?

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Why Won't Wolverines Cross the Road?
(February 14, 2018)   -   Wolverine biologist Matt Scrafford spent three winters capturing a number of these wily predators in northern Alberta. The wolverines were then fitted with GPS collars and tracked across an area of the province crisscrossed with logging and oil and gas service roads.

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The sounds of the north: exploring the underwater soundscape of the western Canadian Arctic

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The sounds of the north: exploring the underwater soundscape of the western Canadian Arctic
(February 08, 2018)   -   The Arctic is often viewed as a silent landscape, with few human inhabitants and several populations of hardy polar bears. But while winters are cold, dark, and quiet, summers are bright and noisy, with major migrations of birds and marine mammals.

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