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The great white northerner

The great white northerner

Most Ontarians know belugas only from nature documentaries, but a hardy population of this marine species persists in the province’s northern reaches. Can it resist the impacts of climate change? – Ontario Nature

The sing-song of summer

The sing-song of summer

In the decade since designating the whip-poor-will a threatened species, the Ontario government has done little to halt its decline. Yet, without the bird’s call, Ontario outdoors would not be the same – Ontario Nature

A howl for help

A howl for help

For years the Algonquin or eastern wolf was considered a sub-species of the grey wolf and its importance questioned. Research over the past decade has changed that. Now… can they be saved?

On the wolverine’s trail

On the wolverine’s trail

Forestry and development have pushed the ferocious carnivore into Ontario’s far north. A new research project is looking for ways to bring the species back – Ontario Nature

The turtle crusaders

The turtle crusaders

With seven of Canada’s eight species of native freshwater turtles in a race against extinction, will scientists, planners, wildlife managers and vets — together with thousands of volunteers and supporters — be able to keep pace? – Canadian Wildlife

The charismatic eel

The charismatic eel

Once a dominant species in the Ottawa River — having travelled all the way from the Sargasso Sea — local eels are now in serious decline. A recent collaborative effort to begin modifying lethal power dams to help them get home safely may be their last hope – Canadian Wildlife