Today we #ThankYouWildlife for…
The lessons wildlife teaches us
Ensuring that Canada’s wildlife and natural spaces remain a treasured part of our country is a significant goal for educators.
All species – especially those at risk
Canada’s vast natural spaces provide habitat for over 70,000 species, an incredible example of biodiversity that’s unique to our country.
Our feathered friends!
Canada is home to nine per cent of the world’s forests, amounting to 347 million hectares (ha); in fact, the Canadian Boreal Forest is the largest intact forest left on Earth, representing 30 per cent of the world’s boreal forests.
Our lakes, streams and rivers
With over two million lakes and rivers and 20 per cent of the world’s freshwater, Canada has an incredible abundance of aquatic natural resources.
Our mysterious oceans
Few countries have histories as closely tied to the oceans as Canada. With nearly 10 million km2 of land we may be the world’s second largest country, but we are first when it comes to the world’s longest coastline – over 202,000 km of it traversing three of the world’s five oceans.
The birds and bees and other pollinators!
Industrialization and urbanization has meant most of us have never experienced life on a farm. Growing food and tending to a garden is as foreign an experience to many Canadians as orbiting the moon.
Our connection with wildlife
Of all the reasons you can find to develop an intimate connection with the natural world, here’s the most important reason: connecting with nature is good for human health.
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