North America

L’extinction des pollinisateurs menace 1,4 milliard d’emplois, selon un rapport

Quelque 1,4 milliard d’emplois et les trois quarts des cultures dépendent d’animaux pollinisateurs, gravement menacés, souligne un rapport publié lundi.

28 November 2016

Invasion of the Aliens: Body Snatching Worms, Cold Winters May Rout Lakes’ Enemies

Public enemy number one, it might be called: Eurasian watermilfoil. It’s not on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list, but maybe it should be, say scientists who study lakes.

28 November 2016

Protections for Rare and Endangered Animals Under Threat From Drilling Industry

Nation's list of protected species is poised to grow, a handful of rare and wild animals can only survive in habitat targetted by Texan drillers.

24 November 2016

Biomimicry Helps Reduce Wind Turbine Noise

A team of researchers studying the acoustics of owl flight is working to pinpoint the mechanisms that accomplish this virtual silence in order to improve the aerodynamic design of wind turbines, ai

17 November 2016

Arctic haven for belugas becomes Canada’s newest protected area

A rich breeding ground for marine mammals, Arctic char and other aquatic species that are vital to Inuvialuit people living along the Beaufort Sea has been named Canada’s newest marine protected ar

16 November 2016

Big oil v orcas: Canadians fight pipeline that threatens killer whales on the brink

Conservationists say the proposed Trans Mountain Expansion project poses the greatest risk yet to a killer whale population on the edge of extinction.

16 November 2016

War is hell – for the natural world too

New research shows that oil spills from the battle of the Atlantic caused some bird populations to fall by a staggering 95%

01 November 2016

Exhausted snow geese head to Canada wildlife facility to rest up for migration

At least three birds were found this week and brought to Gibsons Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, showing no energy to rejoin their ‘snowstorm’ of birds.

28 October 2016

Drone captures rare whale footage

Canadian scientists use drones to capture rare whale footage in the Arctic.

BBC

22 October 2016