Algonquin wolves can be legally killed in many parts of Ontario.
(Helen E. Grose)
A recovery plan for the threatened Algonquin wolf should have been in place two years ago. Recent amendments to the Endangered Species Act mean the Algonquin wolf faces an uncertain future.
Studying the genomes of mountain goats supports conservation efforts.
As mountain goats face pressures from climate change and human disturbance, analyzing their genome provides useful information on their ecology and evolution.
We miss too much when we treat all seniors as helpless.
COVID-19 public health messages often classify 'elderly neighbours' as in need of aid, and overlook the substantial contributions, achievements and resources of older people.
A coal mine in the mountains in Alberta.
Environmental monitoring and public participation are necessary to maintain transparency and protect ecosystems and communities.
A passenger pigeon flock being hunted in Louisiana. From the ‘Illustrated Shooting and Dramatic News’, 1875.
For decades, the extinction of passenger pigeons has been explained by two theories of human impact. New research shows one of these theories is now more compelling than the other.
Une baleine plonge dans la baie de Disko, au large de la côte ouest du Groenland, là où le squelette hybride d’un crâne de béluga croisé avec celui d’un narval a été découvert.
Il a été prouvé qu'un crâne trouvé dans l'ouest du Groenland est la progéniture mâle de première génération d'une femelle narval et d'un mâle béluga.
A whale dives in Disko Bay, off the west coast of Greenland, where a hybrid narwhal-beluga skull was found.
A skull found in West Greenland is proven to be the first-generation male offspring of a female narwhal and male beluga whale. The creature's unusual diet may have been a result of its strange teeth.
Street art can complement formal classroom learning. Here, ‘No more pipelines’ mural by the artist Swarm in Montréal.
(Anna Augosto Rodrigues)
Street art promotes public dialogue on social justice issues and can lead to opportunities for learning outside of formal schooling.
Canada’s First Nation women are going missing but is the government listening?
In August 2014, Tina Fontaine’s body was pulled from the Red River in Winnipeg Manitoba, stuffed in a garbage bag by her killer. Her disappearance had been reported to the police by child protection workers…