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Lights out?

Lights out?

The enchanting light shows of adult fireflies make ignoring the rest of their life cycle easy. But therein lie the threats to them – ON Nature

The promise of COP15

The promise of COP15

Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault made big commitments at the international biodiversity conference held in Montreal in December. What does that mean on the ground? — Canadian Geographic

A wing and a prayer

A wing and a prayer

The short-eared owl, which is primarily seen in southern Ontario in winter, is struggling amid habitat loss and climate change. Can this threatened species be restored to its former abundance? — ON Nature

A blueprint for recovery?

A blueprint for recovery?

The mottled duskywing butterfly was on the verge of disappearing from Ontario. Now, a pioneering reintroduction effort is raising hope that this and other at-risk butterflies can be brought back to life – ON Nature

The rights of nature

The rights of nature

The movement to designate rivers, lakes and other natural features legal “persons” with rights to self-preservation and legal redress is spreading through Indigenous communities in Canada. Will Ontario embrace the resolutions as a way of protecting its natural bounty? — ON Nature

Animal crossing

Animal crossing

In the summer of 2021, an ambitious wildlife crossing system broke ground in B.C. on a deadly stretch of highway just west of the Alberta border. Here’s how it happened – Canadian Geographic