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Belugas swimming near Utqiagvik, Alaska, in July 2017. (Photo: Lisa Barry/NOAA Fisheries)

Photo: Lisa Barry
Sound is an integral part of a beluga’s life, so the quality of the underwater acoustic environment is very important for the health and survival of belugas

A female killer whale leaps from the water in Puget Sound near Seattle. (AP Photo: Elaine Thompson)

AP Photo: Elaine Thompson
In the 1990s, an abrupt decline in the fish-eating southern resident population dropped to 75 whales from 98
He refers to them as 'snow machines.' Photographer Peter Mather has photographed wolverines in the Yukon and on Alaska's North Slope
A wolf stands on a rock

A lonesome howl at dusk. (Photo: Cheryl Alexander)

Photo: Cheryl Alexander
An enchanting and evocative look at the unique relationship between a solitary, island-dwelling wolf and a renowned wildlife photographer
Two moose stand by the side of the road

Photo: Lisa Bourgeault/Can Geo Photo Club

Photo: Lisa Bourgeault/Can Geo Photo Club
An estimated 29 million mammals are killed each year on European roads
A bear stands in a creek with a fish in its mouth

A collaboration between wildlife ecologists at the University of Victoria and Silicon Valley software developers has led to the creation of an AI-powered software that can identify the faces of individual brown bears. (Photo: Wilma McKenzie/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Wilma McKenzie/Can Geo Photo Club
Silicon Valley software developers and B.C. conservation biologists create a facial recognition technology with photos of bears in B.C. and Alaska
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
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