Date archive forMarch, 2017
By John Wesley Chisholm On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Watch: Stunning aerial footage of Ireland’s huge basking sharks | sharks | Earth Touch News

Last time we checked in with the Emerald Isle’s famous basking sharks, they were getting airborne. And now, with a bit of help from BBC Two, our eyes are in the skies.   This gorgeous drone footage More...

By John Wesley Chisholm On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Birthday girl asks for gifts for Hope for Wildlife

NEW GLASGOW – Adreanna MacIntyre wanted to do something special for her birthday this month. Hand-made signs in front of her home on High Street in New Glasgow tell much of the story; they ask for More...

By John Wesley Chisholm On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Hunters say non-toxic ammo hard to find as 7th lead-poisoned eagle found – Nova Scotia – CBC News

Hunters say it is too difficult to get their hands on non-toxic ammunition in Nova Scotia, even with the push to move away from the lead rounds whose fragments can poison eagles scavenging on the remains of More...

By John Wesley Chisholm On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Rescued bear cub that faced euthanization celebrating 1st birthday – Nova Scotia – CBC News

Little Bear now weighs about 18 kilograms and is in need of a new cage to accommodate his growing body. (Two Rivers Wildlife Park) Two Rivers Wildlife Park in Huntington, N.S., is having More...

By Caley Maclennan On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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Australian spider bite boy saved by massive anti-venom dose – BBC News

A 10-year-old Australian boy has survived being bitten by one of the world’s most venomous spiders after being treated with 12 vials of anti-venom, reports say. It is thought to be one of the largest doses More...

By Caley Maclennan On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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13 ways to rewild your garden to attract bees, bats, birds and hedgehogs | The Telegraph

Kate Bradbury 18 FEBRUARY 2017 • 6:00AM When I think of rewilding, I think of self-willed land. Land that becomes wild again of its own accord and eventually returns to its former self, usually woodland. More...

By Caley Maclennan On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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Polar bear cub does ‘dab dance’ taking adorable first steps at zoo

An adorable polar bear cub takes her very first steps at a zoo in Germany and certainly appears to be a natural in front of the camera. The incredibly cute ball of white fur appeared to wink at the camera and simultaneously More...

By Bookmarklet On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Cyclist Captures the World’s Best Wildlife Photo

Cyclist Campbell Jones justified his purchase of a GoPro a thousand times over this week when he captured what’s likely the best photo of the world’s friendliest marsupial. Jones was riding his bike around More...

By Bookmarklet On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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February marks wildlife mating season

D counter – 1 – – 26 The Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation (AIWC) is asking the public to be aware of our animal neighbours as a number of the province’s wildlife enter mating More...

By Jeremy Hance On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Five rangers die in grim month for wildlife protectors | Environment | The Guardian

The burial of Kasereka Matendere Mwana Zaire, a ranger for Virunga National Park who drowned after his boat capsized. Two others were killed as well. Photograph: Ranger Bantu (IDPE) Five wildlife rangers and three More...