Under the Great Bear Sea, a roaring trove of natural treasures

See why conservationists want protection for the Great Bear Sea, one of the world’s most spectacular marine biosystems

In this election, conservation has become a dirty word

Canada used to be an international leader in wildlife conservation. But these days, the silence is deafening from all three major parties.

Are bee hotels the answer to saving a species?

‘Bee hotels’ have been popping up as a possible aid for bee populations. But there are problems for those checking in.


Brace for ladybugs with a real bite this summer

They’re not the nice, harmless variety we’re used to


Extinction rates are overestimated: study

Habitat loss does not play as great a role in extinction as thought


James Cameron in Alberta’s oil sands

How the oil sands industry tried to convince him it’s not all bad


The other long-form census

The head count is almost complete in the first tally of the world’s marine species