Endangered Species & Biodiversity
November 24, 2019, Toronto Sun – Bats get a bad rap. Whether they’re in the belfry or portrayed as flying bloodsuckers in pop culture, humans generally don’t feel warm and cozy about the creatures of the night. “It’s absolutely true,” said Carolyn Callaghan, the...
November 21, 2019, CBC – Environmentalist Sean Brillant of the Canadian Wildlife Federation defends the measures. "I believe the actions that have been taken and are continuing to be taken by Canada are sound and deserve some acknowledgement that these are...
October 24, 2019 – Hibernating bats may be storing pesticides from contaminated insect food in their flesh over winter, lowering their immune systems and putting them at greater risk of disease and death, says the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF).
October 16, 2019, CBC – Fog, darkness, high waves make environmental observation impossible, while operations continue apace
September 20, 2019, CBC The Current: – Some good news: we look at why Canada's monarch butterfly numbers are on the up.
September 18, 2019, CBC – 9 U.S. environmental groups seeking ban
September 4, 2019, CBC – Hundreds of at-risk baby turtles were incubated over the summer
September 3, 2019, The Star – For years, fishermen off the U.S. east coast have faced tight restrictions on fishing gear and vessel speed restrictions to ensure their activities do not harm marine mammals, including the endangered North Atlantic right whale.
August 29, 2019 – “CWF’s Ottawa team collected and incubated over 600 Blanding’s, Northern Map and Snapping turtle eggs in the Ottawa area this year,” said Rick Bates, CEO. “The release of these hatchings back to the areas where they were found is part of...
August 26, 2019, Global News – Christina McGough from the Canadian Wildlife Federation joins Global News Morning Calgary to discuss the organization’s call for a national strategy to help pollinators thrive.