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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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Caribou in the Sub-Arctic
1964, production : Dalton Muir
The main factors leading to caribou declines are: habitat...
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Laurentian International Sled Dog Race, Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, 1950
1950, production : Harry Foster
Under favourable environmental conditions, towns in Quebec’s...
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A National Film Board of Canada Crew and Polar Bear, Nunavut

As a polar bear walks on the mudflats of Hudson Bay and...
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A Dogsled in the St. Elias Mountain Range, Yukon

Issued by Canada Post for its Flag series, this postage...
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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In Canada, almost two of every three litres of water are withdrawn for thermal power generation using fossil and nuclear fuels.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.