Acid Rivers to Oceans
It’s your quintessential good-news/bad-news story. The good news? Emission-control legislation enacted in Canada and the U.S. over the last three decades has resulted in significant acid rain declines in this country. The bad? Despite those efforts, much of Atlantic Canada still gets more acid precipitation than local ecosystems can bear.
All in the FamilyIn honour of Family Day, let’s explore the strong family bonds in the animal kingdom
An Update on Canada’s At-Risk SpeciesWhere our wildlife stand with COSEWIC today.
An Update on Canada’s BatsWhere our Bats Stand on the SARA List Today
Animals in MourningDeath comes knocking on everyone’s door. But are animals capable of grieving for their loved ones?
Are Reindeer and Caribou the Same Animals?If you’ve ever wondered whether Canada is really home to Rudolph’s family, keep reading!
Are We Stressing Out Our Lakes?Summer’s just around the corner. Learn what you can do now to create a watery wonderland at the cottage.
Are You Camping this Summer?Are You Camping this Summer? CWF will make you a pro.
Asian Carp InvasionThe Mississippi has been inundated with a species that could very well threaten Canada’s waters.
Assessing Our Wildlife Future
The assessment of 28 wildlife species by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) in November verified what many of us already knew. Without significant efforts, more and more of our native species are at risk of becoming extinct. Habitat loss, climate change and human activity are increasingly threatening their worlds, making survival an even greater challenge.
At the Heart of the Matter
By April Overall
A Closer Look at the Tickers of Canada’s Wild
Avian AcrobatsBarn swallows are disappearing from the Canadian landscape. Find out why they’re so important and how we can save them.
Back Off!The strange but efficient ways animals defend themselves in the wild
Backing the Burrowing Owl
CWF funding is working towards helping the world’s smallest owl bounce back in Canada.
Backing the Leatherback
Weighing in at a hefty 500 kilograms, the leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) may seem indestructible; however, it is listed as endangered in Canada by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) and listed as critically endangered across the globe by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Backing Up Developing Countries
During the Copenhagen summit, the U.S., Japan and several European Union countries committed $23 billion US over the next three years and established a goal of $100 billion by 2020 to help developing countries adapt to the most harmful impacts of climate change.