The buzz on neonicotinoid pesticides

Your garden might not be humming with bumblebees, but scientists this week are buzzing with a possible reason why. Neonicotinoid pesticides have in the past been blamed for colony collapse disorder in honey bees and sudden, massive die-offs of bumblebees. … Continue reading

Petition to protect Jefferson salamander habitat in Kitchener

The Jefferson salamander, an endangered species in Canada and Ontario, has wriggled its way into another controversy over urban development. The dispute centres on a proposed road extension in Southern Kitchener on the edge of known salamander habitat. Urge Ontario … Continue reading

State of Canada’s Birds Reports Dramatic Human Influence

  We can make a difference. The State of Canada’s Birds 2012, released last month, proves conservation pays off. Unfortunately, more bird populations are declining than improving. This first-of-its-kind national report demonstrates two ways everyone can help: by volunteering for … Continue reading