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Algonquin wolves can be legally killed in many parts of Ontario. (Photo: Helen E. Grose)

Photo: Helen E. Grose
Algonquin wolves face an uncertain future primarily because they can be legally shot and trapped in many parts of Ontario

The Bonanza Biodiversity Corridor. (Photo: Marcy Mahr/Kootenay Conservation)

Photo: Marcy Mahr/Kootenay Conservation
The steps being made are towards Canada’s goal of 25 per cent protection of land and ocean by 2025

A study conducted by Global FinPrint shows many spark species are in sharp decline, including the reef shark. (Photo: Global FinPrint)

Photo: Global FinPrint
Lead author Aaron MacNeil discusses what this means for coral ecosystems and what Canadians can do to help

Cancer was found in a fibula (lower leg bone) belonging to a Centrosaurus. (Photo: Fred Wierum)

Photo: Fred Wierum
Canadian researchers have found the first case of malignant bone cancer in a dinosaur

Observers say coyotes have an increased presence in urban locations. (Photo: Gary Zeng/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Gary Zeng/Can Geo Photo Club
Conflicts with wildlife in Canada continues to be an issue, but there are ways to keep yourself and wildlife safe

An Aedes vexans mosquito. (Photo: Sean McCann/Flickr)

Photo: Sean McCann/Flickr
Areas of B.C. are experiencing the emergence of several years of built up mosquito eggs

The abundance and diversity of life on and around Canadian mountains in the sea. Starting in the dark and deep flanks (top left) and ascending above the summit to the sunlit sea surface (bottom right), the mosaic shows cold-water corals and glass sponges on pillows of lava, a variety of fishes, octopus, crabs, seaweeds, sharks, whales, and seabirds. (Photos: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, S. Du Preez, C. Du Preez, Ocean Exploration Trust, the Northeast Pacific Seamount Expedition partners, Pacific Wild)

Photos: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, S. Du Preez, C. Du Preez, Ocean Exploration Trust, the Northeast Pacific Seamount Expedition partners, Pacific Wild.
Two marine biologists offer a glimpse of life at the bottom of the ocean during 2018, 2019 and 2020 seamount expeditions 

Some Canadian polar bear populations only have about ten years left before they'll die out. (Photo: James Roberts/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: James Roberts/Can Geo Photo Club
Researchers are already seeing the effects of climate change on polar bear reproduction
Bird sits on rock

(Photo: Macaulay Library by Andrew Spencer)

The decrease in human activity could be the reason
Some of our favourite shots of monarch butterflies from the Can Geo Photo Club in honour of the International Monarch Monitoring Blitz
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