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

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

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
Beetle on bark

Mountain pine beetles pose a large threat to trees in Western Canada as they bore through the bark and lay their eggs. (Photo: @milehightravele/Getty Images)

Photo: Getty Images
Since the 1990s, mountain pine beetles have invaded more than 18 million hectares of forest in Western Canada. Researchers now have a better understanding of how this is done. 

A North Atlantic right whale and her calf photographed on Feb. 13, 2005. (Photo: NOAA, CC BY)

Photo: NOAA, CC BY
IUCN moves right whales to the second-last step before extinction on endangered species list

Every year thousands of salmon leave Lake Ontario in search of cold water and gravel for their spawning grounds. (Photo: Iain Reid/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Iain Reid/Can Geo Photo Club
Toronto’s waterways play an important role for salmon

The red-eared slider is the most common non-native species of turtle in Ontario. (Photo: Madigan Cotterill/Can Geo)

Photo: Madigan Cotterill
The turtles we keep as pets don’t belong in the wild 
Red fox napping on car

A red fox soaking up sun rays and taking a snooze on a parked car. (Photo: Nicole Watson/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Nicole Watson/Can Geo Photo Club
As foxes move from the forest to the city, they show more doglike traits and appear to be naturally self-domesticating in the U.K. — but the same isn’t happening here at home
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