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January 11, 2019 10:45 PM Sask. RCMP say missing girl found alive, face-down in the snow, just in time

RCMP, a conservation officer, highway patrol and local volunteers started scouring the area, trudging through snow looking for any hint of the missing girl. About two hours in, a local volunteer spotted a set of footprints just outside the search area. The volunteer followed the tracks through an open field, into some light bushes and towards a frozen 10

December 26, 2018 3:35 PM Nature Conservancy recommends a better fate for your Christmas tree

Canada’s Christmas tree farms produce over three million pine, spruce and fir trees each year — and most of them are simply abandoned at the curb soon after Santa makes his annual visit. Now, the Nature Conservancy of Canada is suggesting that people should instead haul their tree to the backyard, to help nature and learn a bit about ecology 14

December 17, 2018 9:15 PM Tea Party Republican Raul Labrador eyed for Interior secretary

A Tea Party congressman who campaigned for Trump in the final weeks of the 2016 election is being considered to replace outgoing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, according to two people familiar with the situation. Idaho Republican Representative Raul Labrador, who will be leaving the House after an unsuccessful gubernatorial run earlier this year, has been talking 14

November 5, 2018 5:59 PM ‘This is what extinction looks like’: Mountain caribou in lower 48 states being sent to Canada

SPOKANE, WASH.— The six mountain caribou remaining in the lower 48 states will be relocated farther north into Canada, a move that ends decades of efforts to reintroduce the large animals into Idaho and Washington state. The Spokesman Review says biologists hope to breed the few survivors of the South Selkirk herd in captivity north of Revelstoke, British 25

October 30, 2018 1:58 PM WWF says global wildlife populations declined 60 per cent, demands action

Leslie also said Canada has committed to new land protections the size of Alberta by 2020, and if it’s done right, the country could make “meaningful progress” on protecting Canadian wildlife. “But if we squander this opportunity, we will condemn many more species to population loss and even extinction,” she cautioned. Internationally, the organization 20

October 9, 2018 11:42 PM One of oldest U.S. coal companies files for bankruptcy as fuel demand drops

The restructuring agreement, which must be approved by a judge, includes refinancing an outstanding loan and a “business transformation” meant to significantly increase cash flow, the company statement said, without providing details. The group of lenders that holds a majority of Westmoreland’s debt also plans to bid for the company’s assets, the statement 34

September 12, 2018 7:38 PM Cub once abandoned in washroom likely eaten by grizzly bear, Parks Canada says

BANFF, ALTA.—One of three black bear cubs abandoned in a washroom and returned to the wild in Banff National Park this summer has apparently been eaten by a grizzly bear. Parks Canada says conservation officers found the one-year-old bear’s carcass on Aug. 28 after her GPS collar went into mortality mode when it was stationary for 24 hours. The black 31

July 24, 2018 12:57 AM ‘Made-in-Banff’ bison calves born in the backcountry for first time in 140 years

BANFF, ALTA.— Three bison babies have been born in the backcountry of Banff National Park — the first calves conceived in the area in more than 140 years. “They’re doing great, they are up and around and nursing, and doing really well,” said Bill Hunt, manager of resource conservation with Banff National Park. “If we’re really lucky, we’ll have six more born as well this year. It’s the latest 25

July 19, 2018 5:07 PM There’s a turkey running around Durham with an arrow in its chest. Locals want to save it

“He’s healthy as can be. He’s drinking, he’s eating, he flies,” Brochu says. “When you’re surrounded by conservation you get to appreciate it more. All we have to do is get the arrow out.” If the arrow is not removed, it can eventually lead to blood poisoning, says Stefanie MacEwan, founder of Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue. “We’ve spent at least 50 hours 29

June 11, 2018 12:44 PM Wild Atlantic salmon numbers drop for second year in a row: report

SAINT JOHN, N.B.—A new report from a group advocating for the protection and conservation of wild Atlantic salmon says the number of salmon in North American rivers has dropped for the second year in a row. The Atlantic Salmon Federation’s annual State of the Populations report says numbers in 2017 dipped overall by 15 per cent compared to the year before 32