Date archive forSeptember, 2017
By John Wesley Chisholm On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Pet a dead shark and climb aboard an icebreaker at BIO’s open house – Nova Scotia – CBC News

Aspiring ocean scientists and members of the public will get a rare opportunity to tour Canada’s largest ocean science research centre this weekend. The Bedford Institute of Oceanography only opens its doors More...

By John Wesley Chisholm On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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‘Bio blitz’ a chance to spend quality time with Halifax-area wildlife – Nova Scotia – CBC News

The Ecology Action Centre has teamed up with the Canadian Wildlife Federation to host “bio blitz” events in Halifax on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. “A bio blitz involves citizen scientists More...

By John Wesley Chisholm On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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World Wildlife Fund Report Shows Federal Protection Isn’t Saving Canada’s Animals

ads_sharebox_260x60 An extensive survey of 903 species of Canadian birds, fish, mammals, reptiles and amphibians over more than four decades has found that half of them are in serious population decline. Declining More...

By John Wesley Chisholm On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Mona on the move: Raccoon in care of Thunder Bay dog rescue group heading to wildlife centre – Thunder Bay – CBC News

Mona, the three-month-old raccoon kit who has stolen the heart of the director of a dog rescue organization in Thunder Bay, Ont., will soon head south to a new home in a wildlife rehabilitation facility near Sudbury. Caring More...

By John Wesley Chisholm On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Wildlife Rescue in Harvey’s Wake | Hakai Magazine

The first of the animals wounded by Harvey have been trickling into the TSC, says Amanda Perry, the facility’s rehabilitation director. Most have been birds: pelicans and herons, several doves, and songbirds. On More...