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The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC)
Website
The authority for assessing the conservation status of species that may be at risk of extinction in Canada.
Connexions Library: Environment Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on environment, ecology, climate change, pollution, and land use.
Connexions Library: Nature Focus
Website
2009
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on nature.
Effects of Aircraft Noise and Sonic Booms on Domestic Animals and Wildlife: A Literature Synthesis
Article
1988
This report was produced as the result of a cooperative research project between the National Ecology Research Center, Ft. Collins, Colorado and the Air Force Engineering and Services Center, Tyndall ...
The Fallacy of Wildlife Conservation
Livingston, John A.
Book
1981
Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat
Lymbery, Philip; Oakeshott, Isabel
Book
2014
An investigation and implication of the global industrial farming industry.
How to Save the World: Strategy for World Conservation
Allen, Robert
Book
1980
"How To Save The World" discusses, "Why the world needs saving now and how it can be done". Allen breaks his work down into seven chapters, devoting each to an important aspect of the global predicame...
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 Natural History of Canada
Lawrence, R.D.
Book
1988
Written for the general reader, and well-illustrated, this book paints Canada's natural world in broad brush strokes but with a wealth of detail.

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Bat Conservation International
Site devoted to bats. BCI's mission is to teach people the value of bats, to protect and conserve critical bat habitats, and to advance scientific knowledge through research. All this while using a wi...
Canadian Environmental Network
The Canadian Environmental Network is a neutral conduit for communications between 1500+ environmental groups in Canada. Nine regional networks also provide more regionally based networking services.
Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre
Helping turtles in trouble.
Mines Action Canada
Mines Action Canada (MAC) is the Canadian component of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL). The coalition's primary concern is the human and socio-economic impact of landmines. It is co...
Western Canada Wilderness Committee
Education of the public, business and political leaders on the value and necessity of preserving Western Canada's remaining wilderness. Support groups working to preserve areas.
Wildlife Habitat Canada
WHC is a non-profit organization dedicated to working with private citizens, governments, non-government organizations and industry to protect and restore wildlife habitats across Canada. WHC provides...
World Society for the Protection of Animals -- Canada
A non-profit, international organization working for the prevention of cruelty to, and the protection of, all animals.

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Bat Conservation International
An organization devoted to bats. The mission of Bat Conservation International is to conserve the world#s bats and their ecosystems to ensure a healthy planet. BCI is dedicated to the enduring protection of the world#s 1300+...
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...
Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre
Helping turtles in trouble. Seven of the eight turtle species in Ontario are classified as "at risk." Most turtle populations are declining. The Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre helps save Ontario's native turtles. Globally turtles...
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...

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Why Survival International has made a formal complaint to the OECD against WWF
Evans, Lewis
2016
WWF's support for 'fortress conservation' has led to serious human rights abuses for indigenous peoples, and nowhere more so than in Cameroon, where the Baka are considered trespassers and poachers in...
Wildlife haven in the Korean DMZ under threat
Harvey, Fiona
2012
Agricultural development is encroaching on the biodiversity of the demilitarised zone, destroying habitat and plant life.
World's conservation hopes rest on Ecuador's revolutionary Yasuni model
Watts, Jonathan
2012
A plan to preserve the most biodiverse region on Earth from oil exploitation has put Yasuni national park at the frontline of a global battle between living systems and fossil fuels. But enthusiasm is...

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Federation of Ontario Naturalists
Website
An independent, not-for-profit nature and conservation organization, founded in 1931 as a provincial voice for the conservation of forests, wetlands, waterways, grassland and wildlife.
Nature Canada
Website
A member-based, non-profit conservation organization. Focuses on conservation initiatives to protect birds, endangered species, and wildlands and oceans.