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From polar bears to peregrine falcons, blue whales to bees, find out about Canada’s wildlife, habitats and conservation news.

A hawk sits in the grass

This Swainson’s hawk was photographed on the Zen-Ridge property.

Photo: Jason Bantle
Critical property is home to a number of endangered and threatened species

More than 147,000 pine trees over eight million hectares were killed this past year by the mountain pine beetle. (Photo: Natural Resources Canada)

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An interview with Natural Resources Canada Minister Seamus O’Regan on the federal government’s recent decision

Half a million sharks could be killed to make the COVID-19 vaccine. (Photo: Albert Kok/Wikimedia Commons)

Photo: Albert Kok/Wikimedia Commons
Squalene, a compound found in shark liver oil, is a common ingredient used in vaccines to boost the body’s immune response 
billy goat overlooking a lake

Fully shed adult billy with a wisp of hair at the tail, photographed on the traditional territory in the southern Yukon and overlooking the Windy Arm of Tagish Lake.

Photo: Carcross/Tagish
With millions of photos taken globally each day on smartphones, researchers have found they may also contain important ecological clues about our rapidly changing planet

Turtles are among the world’s most endangered vertebrates. (Photo: Megan Lorenz)

Photo: Megan Lorenz
An Ontario centre is charting new horizons in wildlife rehabilitation — one reconstructed turtle at a time

The North Atlantic right whale was the first large whale to be hunted commercially, the first to be protected internationally, and it will be the first to go extinct unless we prevent it. (Photo: Nick Hawkins)

Photo: Nick Hawkins
After a series of mass deaths in recent years, what can we do?

From bestselling author James Raffan comes an enlightening and original story about a polar bear’s precarious existence in the changing Arctic.

From bestselling author James Raffan comes an enlightening and original story about a polar bear’s precarious existence in the changing Arctic
Photo: Daisy Gilardini
Celebrating a springtime ritual of polar bear cubs emerging from the dens of Manitoba's famed Wapusk National Park

João Campos-Silva arrived in Amazonia 12 years ago and has since worked with local communities to protect the world’s largest scaled freshwater fish. (Photo: Marc Latzel)

Photo: Marc Latzel
By protecting local waterways, the arapaima’s population has already seen a 30-fold increase in the last 10 years

Frenchman River Valley. (Photo: Dana Reiter/Liber Ero)

Photo: Dana Reiter
Cattle grazing helps to conserve endangered grasslands as well as the habitat for many species at risk
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