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Lake Winnipeg Faces Multiple Problems
Wolves beneficial to trees
African lion population plumets
Research in Kenya shows the number of lions has fallen from 200,000 to about 23,000 during the past 20 years.
Boreal forests poorly managed
A report published by three environmental groups charges Canada's federal and provincial governments with doing a poor job of managing the boreal forests that cover almost half of Canada.
Trying to reverse hunting decline
A new project in Manitoba is trying to stop the slide in the number of hunters - which in the case of bird hunters, is now only one-quarter of what it was 20 years ago.
More fires both effect and cause
Global warming causes draughts - which causes more forest fires - which lead to massive releases of carbon and more global warming.
Danger point could be higher than thought
Recent research suggests that fish populations can be 'in trouble' when their numbers still seem to be quite high because of the low number of fish that are capable breeders.
Mountain Gorillas back from the brink
The mountain gorillas of central Africa aren't as close to extinction as they once were, but they're not out of danger yet.
Global warming bad for forage crops
Many people probably think milder winters would be good for northern crops, but a recent study indicates forage crops in particular will suffer.
Positive effect of Nitrate pollution found
Money, the environment and birds
Money invested in protecting wild areas produces a 100 to one economic return - but birds prefer to live in wealthier neighborhoods.
Counting Jaquars with cameras and spot patterns
Camera traps photographed them - distinctive spot patterns identified them - to make possible a census of jaguars in Belize.
Acid rain poses multiple threats to forests
Diversity helps resist invading exotic species
Large icebergs negatively impact plant, wildlife species
Weed killer, fertilizer tied to frog decline
Farming hurts bird populations
Bushes and birth control pills threaten birds