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Ecosystems and Conservation
This sub-section turns to marine, forest and desert ecosystems. It looks at ways of protecting mammals, insects and birds.
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Pocket Desert - Confessions of a Snake Killer
1999, production : Craig Berggold, Teresa Marshall
Canada possesses a unique desert ecosystem in the South...
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Battle for the Trees
1993, production : John Edginton
Scientific research can help conserve forest ecosystems...
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Return of the Swift Fox
1988, production : Jy Chiperzak
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Trouble in the Forest
1988, production : Gary Toole
Whenever there is ecosystem change, there is a change in...
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Did you know?
In Canada, almost two of every three litres of water are withdrawn for thermal power generation using fossil and nuclear fuels. Canada's 44.7 billion cubic metres of annual freshwater withdrawal are put to use in these ways: 64% is for thermal power generation, 14% for manufacturing, 10% for municipal use, 9% for agriculture, 2% for rural use and 1% for mining.