Saving Canada's Endangered Mussels
The Mystery of The Marbled Murrelet
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
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
Elusive and reclusive, they slither swiftly and
silently through the undergrowth, virtually undetectable thanks to a low profile and clever
Conserving Canada’s Deep South
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
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.