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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?
The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline was first proposed in the early 1970s to transport natural gas from the Beaufort Sea into northern Alberta. The project was halted and then resurrected in 2004 along with concerns over the impact on the sensitive Arctic tundra, home to woodland caribou and grizzly bear.

National Energy Board of Canada. "Probabilistic Estimates of Hydrocarbon Volumes in the Mackenzie Delta and Beaufort Sea Discoveries" ISBN 0-662-27455-5, 1998. Calgary, Alberta.