Entries for October 2020

Night sounds: Listening to and understanding bats, our only flying mammal

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Night sounds: Listening to and understanding bats, our only flying mammal
(October 26, 2020)   -   We sat down for an audio interview with WCS Canada bat specialist, Dr. Cori Lausen to learn what makes bats so fascinating.

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WCS Canada scientist presentations for the Ontario Wildlife Webinar Series

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WCS Canada scientist presentations for the Ontario Wildlife Webinar Series
(October 22, 2020)   -   Presentations on wolverine research and management relative to commercial forestry and combining science and stewardship of Namayo (lake sturgeon) in the far north in Ontario.

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How Key Biodiversity Areas can guide conservation in Canada

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How Key Biodiversity Areas can guide conservation in Canada
(October 14, 2020)   -   KBA Canada Coordinator, Ciara Raudsepp-Hearne, presented a brief overview of the KBA concept and program in Canada, and was be joined by Dan Kraus (Nature Conservancy Canada, Senior Conservation Biologist), and James Snider (World Wildlife Fund-Canada, VP of Science, Research and Innovation) to share recent reports from their own organizations, and how they relate to KBAs.

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How are northern fish responding to cumulative environmental changes? A 4-minute PhD Thesis

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How are northern fish responding to cumulative environmental changes? A 4-minute PhD Thesis
(October 01, 2020)   -   Northern regions are warming at rates two to three times global levels. In addition, mounting local human development pressures may combine and interact with co-occurring climate change pressures, leading to unexpected impacts on northern biodiversity. Watch this four-minute overview of W. Garfield Weston alumnus, Alyssa Murdoch's PhD research to discover how northern fish, and the people that depend on them, may be influenced by rapid cumulative environmental changes.

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