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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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Humans are Animals Too
2008, production : Counting On Us
The discipline of ecology does not generally include the...
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We Need to Protect the Spirit Bear’s Habitat
2008, production : Maureen Grant
The white Kermode bear, also known as the spirit bear, is a...
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The Spirit Bear Youth Coalition
2008, production : Maureen Grant
The Spirit Bear Youth Coalition was established by Simon...
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Did you know?
Manitoba has eleven endangered species, including the piping plover whose nests are extremely vulnerable to predation and human disturbance. A census in 2006 showed the number of birds in Manitoba continued to decrease since 1991 when an international survey was started.