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By John Wesley Chisholm On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Realscreen » Archive » Nat Geo seeks to reinvent wildlife genre with “Earth Live”

Al Berman hopes the premiere of National Geographic’s Earth Live special doesn’t go as planned. It may seem like an odd wish for the award-winning producer, whose credits include Survivor, More...

By John Wesley Chisholm On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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1,000 Kilometers from the Coast, Bears Gorge on Ocean Fish | Hakai Magazine

It’s common to see bears gorging on salmon in places like British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest. In coastal regions, salmon provide a vital source of nutrients that support the wider ecosystem. But More...

By Yao-Hua Law On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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BBC – Earth – When wolves return to the wild, everything changes

Top predators like wolves have a powerful effect on their ecosystems, and if they are taken away, a strange phenomenon can happen Source: BBC – Earth – When wolves return to the wild, everything changes  More...

By John Wesley Chisholm On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Ontario Muskrat To Get A Crowdfunded Autopsy

Entry Text BOWMANVILLE, Ont. — An Ontario wildlife rescue centre that collected donations for an extensively injured muskrat says the animal has died but some of the funds raised will pay for More...

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 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...