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Saving Canada's Endangered Mussels
Saving Canada's Endangered Mussels photo Freshwater mussels are among the most endangered organisms in North America. Over the past century, researchers in the United States have reported severe declines in mussel diversity and abundance.

The Mystery of The Marbled Murrelet
The Marbled Murrelet photo Ground-breaking research is shedding some light on the private life of the Marbled Murrelet a squat, robin-sized seabird...

Snake Conservation a Slippery Feat
Snake Conservation a Slippery Feat photo Elusive and reclusive, they slither swiftly and silently through the undergrowth, virtually undetectable thanks to a low profile and clever camouflage.

Conserving Canada’s Deep South
Conserving Canada’s Deep South photo Wild magnolias laden with orange and green blossoms, spicy sassafras trees, pawpaws, prickly pear cactuses, opossums and flying squirrels may sound more at home in a story by Mark Twain than Farley Mowat...

Endangered Turtles Struggle for a Place in the Sun
Endangered Turtles Struggle for a Place in the Sun photo Reaching down through a wire cage, a field researcher carefully handles a newly hatched spiny softshell turtle. After its weight and other data have been noted, the hatchling gets a free ride to the next stage of its life at the water's edge. If its habitat remains undisturbed, this turtle may live to adulthood. Many of its number, however, haven't been quite that fortunate.




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