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Advisory Board Warns UK's Worsening Ecology Endangers Economy - Sputnik International

Sputnik International
Over the next 25 years the United Kingdom is expected to see record population growth, which is intensifying the pressure on nature. Proposed countermeasures include woodland planting in an additional 250,000 hectares, estimated to yield societal ...

Canada Wants to Kill Gray Wolves to Save Another Struggling Species - TakePart

A study published this past November in the Canadian Journal of Zoology found that the wolf hunt in Alberta stabilized caribou numbers there but did not result in a population increase. Researchers found that long-term habitat restoration—requiring as ...

Woodland Caribou

Edmonton - Canada

A threatened species in Alberta, Canada, different from the barrens herds in the north.

The Woodland Caribou

Information on Rangifer tarandus, an endangered Canadian species.

United States

Brief information on Rangifer tarandus.

Woodland Park Zoo
United States

Seattle. Includes family farm and children's discovery loop. Site has general information, zoo history, education program summary, special events, and animal fact sheets with photos, descriptions and conservation information.

Woodland Skipper Butterfly
United States

Article about the woodland skipper butterfly (Ochlodes sylvanoides), and its life cycle in the Seattle, Washington area.

Mountain Caribou Compendium
United States

Text file containing abstracts of papers on the biology, ecology, and conservation status of mountain caribou, from the Columbia Mountains Institute of Applied Ecology, British Columbia, Canada.

Woodland Park Zoo
United States


Details of some of the past and ongoing research being conducted into woodland caribou in the province of Alberta, Canada.

Woodland Kingfisher, Halcyon senegalensis
United Kingdom

Photograph and information on this bird and its distribution in Africa.

Arctic Wildlife: Caribou & Reindeer
United States

Provides a description of reindeer and caribou.

Human Role in Reindeer/Caribou Systems
United States

Outlines their research projects and offers profiles of herds around the arctic. Joint progect of Dartmouth College and the Institute of Arctic Studies.