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American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), located in New York, comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories and its renowned library. The collections contain over 32 m...
Canadian Wildlife Federation
The Canadian Wildlife Federation is a national, not-for-profit charitable organization. By spreading knowledge of human impacts on the environment, carrying out research, developing and delivering education programs, promoting the...
Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum is an international leader in the scientific study of the natural world. Our science mission is to: * Explore the diversity of the natural world and the processes that generate this diversity. * Use t...

News Releases

Ryan Reynolds and a host of other Canadian celebrities have joined forces to protect nature
2009-11-30
Nature Conservancy of Canada
Ryan Reynolds, Jason Priestley, William Shatner and Rachel Blanchard, star in A Force for Nature - a 30 minute television journey through some of our most magnificent but threatened landscapes.

Sources Select Resources

Bird
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
The bird that travels 29,000km a year
Mooney,Chris
Article
2014
The Guardian
The Rufa red knot's epic annual migration from Tierra del Fuego to the Canadian Arctic risks being grounded by climate change.
Canadian Estimate of Bird Mortality Due to Collisions and Direct Habitat Loss Associated with Wind Turbine Developments
Zimmerling, J. Ryan; Pomeroy, Andrea C., d'Entremont, Marc V.; Francis, Charles M.
Article
2013
Avian Conservation & Ecology
Impacts on birds from the development and operation of wind turbines in Canada.
Chimney swift project asks Manitobans to preserve habitat for sooty bird
Threatened species has undergone massive population declines over last 60 years, biologist says
Hoye, Bryce
Article
2016
CBC News
It used to be the case that chimney swifts nested deep inside the rotten, hollowed-out trunks of dying old growth trees. They build bracket nests using twigs and saliva, which they stick to the sides ...
A Guide to Bird Guides
Farragher, Elaine
Article
1988
When you only have mere seconds in which to observe a bird and identify it, and you aren't already an expert ornithologist, the field guide you use, and your familiarity with it, become of prime impor...
The House Sparrow
Farragher, Elaine
Article
1988
Let's take another look at the house sparrow, and consider it for itself.
The Messenger
Rynard, Su
Film/Video
2015
Documentary. A powerful reflection and intimate investigation that reaches from the northern point of the Boreal Forest to the base of Turkey's Mount Ararat to the urban streets of New York. As songbi...
New generation: Growing up reading Rachel Carson, scientists unravel risks of new pesticides
Mitchell, Alanna
Article
2014
Environmental Health News
Like biologist Rachel Carson, whose 1962 book Silent Spring warned about the devastating effects of DDT, a new generation of scientists is trying to figure out if new pesticides -- which are being use...
Northern Gannet
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Parthenogenesis
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Shot and gassed: Thousands of protected birds killed annually
Bale, Rachael; Knudson, Tom
Article
2015
Reveal - The Center for Investigative Reporting
Reveal has obtained never-before-released data from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service showing more than 300 species of migratory birds -- from red-tailed hawks to American kestrels, turkey vultures t...
Siberia's Heavenly Lake and 'small peoples' of the High North at risk from oil drilling
Sakirko, Elena; Fomin, Konstantin
Article
2016
The Ecologist
A vital nature preserve in western Siberia, and the indigenous peoples that inhabit it, are at risk from oil development. Oil giant Surgutneftegas is already active in the Numto Park, but now they wan...

Sources Bookshelf

Birds & People
Cocker, Mark; Photography by David Tipling
Book
2013
A book on the relationship between birds and humankind, with contributions from more than 600 bird enthusiasts from all over the world.
Legacy
The Natural History of Ontario
Theberge, John B.
Book
1989
A comprehensive, extensively illustrated natural history of Ontario, covering bedrock, soils, birds, mammals, insects, wildflowers, forests, prehistoric life, and much more.
The Running Sky
A Birdwatching Life
Dee, Tim
Book
2009
A series of essays in the 'nature watching' theme, about birdwatching and the author's experiences while engaged in that pursuit.

Media

Canadian Wildlife
Environment and wildlife. French-language edition is BiosphŠre.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Environment Canada
Environment Canada is dedicated to safeguarding people's health and property from harmful substances and environmental changes; their quality of life, based on society's development in harmony with it...


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