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Lethal Fungus Attacks Bats in North America

Echolocation is defined just as it sounds: energetic waves are sent by an organism to locate an object by interpreting the "echo" or return of that sound energy as it rebounds off an object. Toothed whales and dolphins use it in water; bats and a select few birds use...

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Vaux’s Swifts Acrobatic Chimney Dives

The Vaux's (pronounced "vose") swift is a seasonal migrant through the skies in our neighbourhood. The flight of this acrobatic bird is remarkable, especially if you've been patient (or lucky) enough to witness the controlled, spiralling descent of a large...

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Chinook are King of the Pacific salmon

This magnificent fish takes its name from the Chinookan peoples - a group of First Nations in the Pacific Northwest originating from the lower and middle Columbia River in the territory bordering between Washington and Oregon states. The Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus...

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Pesticides and Bees in Canada

Our food supply relies entirely on the work of bees. These busy creatures are wired to pollinate most of our food crops, a service that is essential to us and free of charge. We have a problem, however. No longer can we take this service for granted. Something...

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Arctic Policy Needed in Canada

The Canadian Arctic is a vast and exquisite place known for its power to transform people that have had the fortune of visiting there. The pace of Arctic ice melt is a glaring beacon of global climate change, however, and many countries have jurisdiction in this...

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Kayt Chambers R.P. Bio

Kayt Chambers is the owner of Baynes Sound Environmental and has been working as a Registered Professional Biologist (R.P.Bio.) since 2006, while having nearly two decades of experience as an environmental technician.