Monthly Archive: January 2012

Conquer Chronic Wasting Disease with Science and Policy 0

Conquer Chronic Wasting Disease with Science and Policy

There are health threats to wildlife in Canada and worldwide, with spill over to people and domestic animals, but Canada has been ahead of the pack in planning, preparedness and active stewardship of wildlife...

Save Beluga whales of the St. Lawrence Estuary 0

Save Beluga whales of the St. Lawrence Estuary

According to the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, there are currently 543 plant and animal species at risk in Canada There are health threats to wildlife in Canada and worldwide,...

Save the Songbirds 0

Save the Songbirds

According to the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, there are currently 543 plant and animal species at risk in Canada. There are health threats to wildlife in Canada and worldwide,...

Healthy Wildlife, Healthy People 0

Healthy Wildlife, Healthy People

According to the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, there are currently 543 plant and animal species at risk in Canada When wild animals make people sick, it spells trouble for...

Endangered Birds Need Your Support 0

Endangered Birds Need Your Support

According to the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, there are currently 543 plant and animal species at risk in Canada There are health threats to wildlife in Canada and worldwide,...

Economic effects of White Nose Syndrome 0

Economic effects of White Nose Syndrome

Dr. Ted Leighton explains the potential economic effects of White Nose Syndrome in bats occurring in North American and particularly Canada. The loss of small bats to White Nose Syndrome could cost Canada more...

White Nose Syndrome in Bats 0

White Nose Syndrome in Bats

Dr. Ted Leighton provides an overview of the devastating disease affecting bats in the United States and Canada. WNS spread rapidly from the epicentre in Upper New York State, probably carried by infected bats,...

Great Lakes Botulism Epidemic 0

Great Lakes Botulism Epidemic

Dr. Ted Leighton explains the effects of the deadly Botulism toxin affecting wildlife in the great lakes of Canada. Alien mussel species and the Round Gobie are the root cause of botulism killing birds...

Botulism from mussels kills birds in Ontario 0

Botulism from mussels kills birds in Ontario

Dr. Ted Leighton describes how Zebra Mussels and Quagga Mussels are killing thousands of birds and fish through the spreading of the deadly botulism toxin.