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Nature News #37

Bird News Montana proposes to relocate sage grouse to Alberta ‘Super-toxic’ rat poisons killing BC’s rare barn owls and other wildlife Rescued eagle euthanized Mammal News Wolverines are stuck in an ecological catch-22 Arctic hybrids not a good sign, warn … Continue reading

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Nature News #36

Bird News Little birds produce big results Phur phlies in Philadelphia over Canadian eagle nest GPS reveals sage grouse wisdom and migration corridors Mammal News Elk grazing near highway spark worry Decisive killer whale court win offers hope for at-risk … Continue reading

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Nature News #35

Bird News White-headed woodpecker in grave danger of disappearing from Canada Wild birds serve as ‘canary in the coal mine’ N.B. beach, breeding area for endangered plovers, now a protected area Mammal News Some great pictures from the remote cameras … Continue reading

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Nature News #29

Bird News Researchers who have tagged Canadian gannets say up to a third of the population is threatened by the BP oil spill. An ATV rider in New Brunswick has been fined $500 for disturbing endangered piping plovers’ nesting grounds. … Continue reading

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Nature News #25

Bird News A study in a peer-reviewed journal shows annual bird mortality in the bitumen tailings ponds of northeastern Alberta greatly exceeds industry estimates. A team of Canadian scientists is conducting an initial assessment of contaminant concentrations in northern fulmars. … Continue reading

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Nature News #20

Bird News For the second year in a row, some residents in Moose Jaw, SK will go without mail delivery because of dive-bombing Swainson’s hawks. Bird watchers in New Brunswick have been treated to the rare sight of a white … Continue reading

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Nature News #17

Bird News Eleven oil covered birds have been treated after a vessel in the St Lawrence ran aground during a storm and leaked up to 200 tonnes of fuel into the seaway. An Atlantic yellow-nosed albatross, 10,000 kilometres from its … Continue reading

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Nature News #14

Bird News Environmentalists are accused of having double standards in prosecuting Syncrude for the death of 1600 ducks, when far more are killed by wind turbines every year. Syncrude Canada has been found guilty on environmental charges stemming from the … Continue reading

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Nature News #13

Bird News Conservationists are concerned for the Northern Gannet population in Quebec, who migrate to the Gulf of Mexico in October. Two Toronto-area men have been fined $1,500 for shooting two Trumpeter swans in a Wildlife Management Area. Inuit hunters … Continue reading

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