From polar bears to peregrine falcons, blue whales to bees, find out about Canada’s wildlife, habitats and conservation news.
An artist’s reconstruction showing Protarctos abstrusus in the Ellesmere Island Beaver Pond site during the late summer. An extinct beaver, Dipoides, is shown carrying a tree branch in water. Plants include black crowberry with ripened berries, dwarf birch (in foreground), sedges on water margins, and larch trees in background. (Illustration: Mauricio Antón)
Peregrine falcon chicks in a nest in Kingston, Ont. Assessed as endangered 40 years ago by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC), the species has made a remarkable recovery thanks to an extensive captive-breeding program and a nationwide ban on the use of DDT. (Photo: Lindy Martin/Can Geo Photo Club)