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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.
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Jul 15, 2017

Niki Ashton speaking truth to power on Palestine

Yves Engler
Israel lobby groups' response (or lack thereof) to NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton’s recent support of Palestinian rights suggests they believe previous criticisms backfired.
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Jul 4, 2017
 An Orca from lunging towards a salmon, just west of San Juan Island in Puget Sound. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Kevin Nichols

Orca survival depends on protecting chinook salmon

David Suzuki
Two of B.C.'s most iconic species, chinook salmon and southern resident killer whales, are in trouble. Orcas depend on the salmon to survive. It's time to manage chinook fisheries with orcas in mind.

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