Birds without borders

Birds without borders

Canada provides crucial breeding habitat to millions of migratory birds every year. Thanks to new methods of tracking and counting, we are learning more and more about their extraordinary lives — and the many challenges they face here and abroad THE STORY OF BIRDS IN...
Everybody counts

Everybody counts

In this new era of citizen science, the public is playing a crucial role in tracking species and helping to conserve our natural heritage “IS THAT A TREE SPARROW? Yeah, I think I’ve got a tree sparrow.” “Back up in those weeds?” “Yeah.” “There’s at least two...
Why did the turtle cross the road?

Why did the turtle cross the road?

Because, like many animals, its habitat is increasingly fragmented by highways – death traps for wildlife. An ambitious road ecology project is seeking changes that will stem the car-fuelled carnage THE MOMENT JOSHUA JONES SAW the two young snapping turtles crawling...