Jump to page content
Small text Medium text Large text Terms and Concepts Site map Adjust text size Text and printable version Home
Ecosystems and Conservation
This sub-section turns to marine, forest and desert ecosystems. It looks at ways of protecting mammals, insects and birds.
Explore this issue through films excerpts, archives or texts
Close
Excerpt (3:34)
Where the Bay Becomes the Sea
1985, production : John Brett
Tidal ecosystems are unique environments where the...
View »»
Close
Excerpt (1:11)
From Ashes to Forest
1984, production : Tony Ianzelo
The Jack pine is a fire-dependent species. Its cones release...
View »»
Close
Excerpt (1:18)
Forest Under Siege
1977
Insects can have either a direct or indirect role in the...
View »»
Close
Excerpt (1:10)
Plea for the Wanderer
1975, production : Jean Coutu
Salmon, one of the few fish that migrate between fresh and...
View »»
1  |  2  |  3
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.