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West Nile virus and wild birds 1

West Nile virus and wild birds

The recent reports of eagles dying of West Nile virus (WNV) in Utah highlights the ongoing mortality in birds and other species associated with this introduced disease. The situation in Utah, where 40 eagles...

White-nose syndrome surveillance in Canada 2

White-nose syndrome surveillance in Canada

White-nose syndrome (WNS) was first discovered on hibernating bats in 2006 in New York, and since then has spread to 22 states and 5 provinces where it has devastated bat populations.  More than six...

Rangifer Anatomy Project 0

Rangifer Anatomy Project

Caribou and reindeer (Rangifer) are keystone species in the circumpolar north and are critical for the maintenance of healthy northern ecosystems. Many Arctic communities and indigenous culture continue to depend on caribou and reindeer...