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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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Where the Bay Becomes the Sea
1985, production : John Brett
Tidal ecosystems are unique environments where the...
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From Ashes to Forest
1984, production : Tony Ianzelo
The Jack pine is a fire-dependent species. Its cones release...
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Forest Under Siege
1977
Insects can have either a direct or indirect role in the...
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Plea for the Wanderer
1975, production : Jean Coutu
Salmon, one of the few fish that migrate between fresh and...
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Did you know?
Residential use of water in North America is about 350 litres per person per day, while Europeans consume about 200 litres. This is high when compared to countries in sub-Saharan Africa where the rate is 10 to 20 litres per person per day.