It’s been a hard week. A recent UN report concluded that one million species could be facing extinction in the next few decades, a number so astonishing that I’ve been left to stumble from one mood to another, from anger...
The more diverse an ecosystem, the more resilient it is in the face of adversity. This is among the firmest precepts of biodiversity, and is without doubt one of my favourite. The more intact our wilderness,...
The spirit of competition is a wonderful thing, a magic ingredient which turns speed-skating with sticks into a game of hockey, pushing people to lengths they couldn’t otherwise justify and toward milestones we wouldn’t otherwise notice. Except...
The remotest island in all of Canada is a 42 kilometre long sliver of sand gracing our continental shelf, formed 10,000 years ago by the workings of glaciers. We call her Sable. To this day, its...
“Remote islands are Canada’s most endangered ecosystem,” said Ian Jones, a professor of biology with Memorial University who specializes in seabirds and island conservation. An island qualifies as remote if its ecosystem formed more or less in...
By Zack Metcalfe It’s said that between the ages of 18-25 we lose our ability to hear the ultrasonic whine of the bat. This depends, of course, on the person,...
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