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

Wildlife photographer Daisy Gilardini

Wildlife photographer Daisy Gilardini is Canadian Geographic's newest Photographer-in-Residence. (Photo: Ron Clifford)

Photo: Ron Clifford
Canadian Geographic's newest Photographer-in-Residence gives us a glimpse at her process
Startled by a passing vehicle, a herd of caribou stampede towards the camera

The winning image in the "Animals in Action" category of the 2017 Wildlife Photography of the Year competition. Read on to learn the story behind the photo. (Photo: René Richard)

Photo: René Richard
The best of the best wildlife shots from Canadian Geographic's annual competition 
A large female Greenland shark observed near the community of Arctic Bay, Nunavut

A large female Greenland shark observed near the community of Arctic Bay, Nunavut. (Photo courtesy Brynn Devine)

Photo courtesy Brynn Devine
Using cameras baited with squid, researchers were able to gather information about these ancient Arctic fish without taking any out of the water 
Banff National Park

Among the significant investments in Canada's natural environment made in the latest federal budget is a pledge to keep access to national parks free for kids 17 and under. (Photo: Nunzio Guerrera/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Nunzio Guerrera/Can Geo Photo Club
Budget 2018 contains some major investments in Canada's wilderness and wildlife. Here are the highlights. 
A beaver rock

"Beaver Rock," one of more than 100 "beaver sculptures" collected over the years by Henry Mintzberg. (Photo: Lisa Mintzberg)

Photo: Lisa Mintzberg
Appreciating the craftsmanship of Canada's national animal
A wolf pup peers out from a den in the Yukon Territory

A wolf pup peers out from a den in the southwestern Yukon Territory. (Photo: Peter Mather)

Photo: Peter Mather
The Yukon-based photographer shares more of his wild wolf photos and how he discovered his passion for visual storytelling
A polar bear on Mitivik Island

A polar bear, its paws covered in eider egg yolk, on Mitivik Island, Nunavut. Mitivik is home to Canada's largest eider colony, but climate change has introduced a powerful threat: hungry polar bears. (Photo: Evan Richardson)

Photo: Evan Richardson
How the drama of climate change is playing out on a small island in Hudson Bay
Wood bison graze at the Toronto Zoo

Wood bison at the Toronto Zoo. (Photo: Hannah James/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Hannah James/Canadian Geographic
For the first time ever, a Canadian zoo has successfully produced a calf from an embryo sent from another province. Here's what that could mean for species conservation. 
A wolverine

Wolverines require large areas of intact forest habitat for hunting, scavenging and raising young and, according to new research, will actively avoid even lightly-used roads. (Photo: Andrew Manske)

Photo: Andrew Manske
In shedding light on wolverines' aversion to roads, new research suggests the key to their conservation in Alberta 
A polar bear wades in the Arctic as snow falls

While global polar bear numbers are currently stable, polar bear range states such as Canada must monitor and talk openly about the biggest threats to their long-term survival, according to a WWF report. (Photo: Nate Small/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Nate Small/Can Geo Photo Club
New report from the WWF calls for increased international cooperation on polar bear conservation
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