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Blog
Jul 17, 2017
A now "rare" monarch butterfly photographed by the author's step-mother in early July. It is one from a greatly reduced North American population threatened with extinction due to the use of herbicides and climate change.

If the monarch butterfly goes extinct, we're all to blame

Thomas Woodley
Back in the 1970s, "citizen scientists" were engaged to track the migration of the monarch butterfly. Today "citizen scientists" are needed to save this formerly ubiquitous butterfly from extinction.
Podcast
Mar 15, 2017
Modified from an image taken by Peter Mather for Protect the Peel. Used by permission of Protect the Peel.

Defending Indigenous land in the Far North

Talking Radical Radio
Bobbi Rose Koe and Chris Rider talk about the campaign to protect the Yukon's Peel watershed and the Supreme Court of Canada hearing happening later in March.
Blog
Feb 23, 2016
Credit: Creative Commons | Muhammad Mahdi Karim

Love bees -- especially the wild ones!

David Suzuki
The honeybee crisis has galvanized interest in pollinators, inspiring citizens to establish new spaces, from wild bee hotels and rooftop honeybee hives to pollinator gardens in parks and schoolyards.
Podcast
Apr 27, 2015

Book: The Last Bonobo

Redeye
The bonobo is one of our closest relatives in the animal kingdom. Unlike chimpanzees and humans, bonobos live in peaceful groups led by dominant older females.
Blog
Mar 31, 2015
Photo: kiler129/flickr

Water is life; we can't afford to waste it

David Suzuki
Getting a handle on water management and conservation concerns us all. It's also about social justice, as the poor feel the brunt of negative impacts from water pollution and shortages.
Blog
Oct 28, 2013

Hallowe'en, with a difference!

Holly Adams
Celebrating Hallowe'en in non-commercial ways with cool projects you maybe didn't know about.
Blog
Jul 2, 2013

Working with nature can protect us from floods

David Suzuki
Floods and extreme weather such as Calgary and Southern Alberta recently experienced are increasing in frequency and intensity. Protecting nature is a sound way to protect ourselves from the damage.

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