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Mapping the abundance of nesting birds across the Maritimes

Wildlife

Maritime Breeding Bird Atlas updated

Where do birds go to nest in the Maritimes?

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Wildlife

Catch-and-release policy to remain in effect for Maritime Atlantic salmon

Conservation groups say current catch-and-release policies are a good start to helping salmon stocks recover, but don't go far enough

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A common loon glides through a lake

Wildlife

10 birds to look for in Canada this summer

The search for these iconic Canadian birds will take you to some of the most scenic locations the country has to offer

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Wildlife

Alberta app to track moose population across the province

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A bowhead whale in Cumberland Sound, Nunavut

Wildlife

New research offers insight into the skin care routine of bowhead whales

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have found evidence that bowhead whales exfoliate their skin by rubbing against large rocks

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People & Culture

Environment

Satellite image showing smoke from Amazon fires blowing over Brazil on August 20, 2019

Environment

Fires are burning in the Amazon rainforest. Here’s what you need to know

Fire activity in the Brazilian Amazon surged this week; here are some key things to know about the situation

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Mass of floating seaweed with bits of plastic stuck in it, in the ocean

Environment

How companies and communities are fighting the problem of plastic pollution

Fast food chains, municipalities and even Ikea have recently pledged to phase out single-use plastics 

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Red Couch Tour launch event Ottawa Museum of Nature Ela Kinowska Mona Fortier

People & Culture

Red Couch Tour to collect stories of Canadians

Project aims to create a film archive of Canadians' views about themselves and their country throughout the sesquicentennial

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Travel

Trans Canada Trail celebrates 30 years of connecting Canadians

The trail started with a vision to link Canada coast to coast to coast. Now fully connected, it’s charting an ambitious course for the future.

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Two caribou silhouetted against a dark, rainy landscape

Wildlife

Caribou are vanishing at an alarming rate. Is it too late to save them?

After more than a million years on Earth, the caribou is under threat of global extinction. The precipitous decline of the once mighty herds is a tragedy that is hard to watch — and even harder to reverse.

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North Atlantic right whale in Gulf

Wildlife

Federal government announces new measures to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales

Following a deadly summer for the endangered whales, Fisheries and Oceans Canada is tightening regulations for crab fishers in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

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Wildlife

Bison to return to Banff National Park

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Wildlife

Shark tag finds its way home

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Wildlife

Managing the white-tailed deer population

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A raccoon on the roof of an apartment in Germany (Carsten Volkwein/Wikimedia Commons)

Wildlife

Seven invasive species abroad

These Canadian native species have invaded foreign ecosystems

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Wildlife

Leatherback Sea Turtle: Endangered Species

The world’s largest sea turtle faces dangers as it travels through the Atlantic Ocean

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Wildlife

Orca: Endangered Species

Understanding the effects of disturbances on killer whales

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A lone majestic moose at sunset

Wildlife

Nature Conservancy helping Maritime moose have more sex

Organization protecting a vital wilderness corridor between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia to encourage interprovincial moose mating

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People & Culture

Photographing Toronto’s diversity

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People & Culture

Arctic images make visitors consider the portrayal of Canada’s North

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People & Culture

Family with toddlers concludes cross-Canada canoe trip

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Andrew Gunadie, aka Gunnarolla

Exploration

Why Moncton, N.B., is Andrew Gunadie’s (a.k.a. Gunnarolla’s) favourite place in Canada

The Canadian YouTube sensation takes us into the heart of an unexpectedly charming maritime city

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Len Vanderstar on Mount Nirvana June 2017

Exploration

Decade-long expedition reaches highest point in every province and territory

Milestone in Canadian climbing community reached yesterday at Barbeau Peak, Nunavut

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Environment

Prime aurora viewing expected across Canada

According to the Canadian Space Agency’s AuroraMAX service, weather and sky conditions permitting, most of Canada has a good chance to view the northern lights tonight

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Environment

Sustainable forestry award winner meets a prince

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Environment

New film shows three-decade old cod collapse even more relevant today

The animated short film called Last Fish, First Boat recounts the 1992 cod moratorium

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Science & Tech

Q&A: Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

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The pumpjack is an iconic symbol of oil in the West.

Science & Tech

13+ things you didn’t know about energy

Massive oilfields, huge offshore rigs, high-tech refineries, colossal dams, sprawling wind farms — how much do you really know about BIG power in Canada?

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Science & Tech

How Canada’s bridges impact energy

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Travel

A tribute to Chester, Nova Scotia 

Explorer and author Sir Christopher Ondaatje escapes each summer to the shores of Nova Scotia. This is his tribute to Chester.

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Travel

Bluefin tuna tourism

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Travel

A hitchhiker’s guidance: Do you know where your towel is?

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The vibrant buildings of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

Travel

Journey into New Scotland’s past

Heritage sites trade on the past, but in Nova Scotia they’re helping secure and inspire the future.

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Kids

Meet the 2017 Can Geo Challenge National Finalists

Twenty students from across Canada will also get to meet Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques, who will be hosting the final competition

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Kids

Des élèves du primaire découvrent leur pied marin grâce au programme d’éducation pilote de la Garde côtière canadienne

Le programme Adopter un navire a transporté les élèves sur une tournée virtuelle en arrière-scène avec des équipages et du personnel de la Garde côtière. 

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