Canada

Bringing wild bison and an endangered ecosystem back
Bringing wild bison and an endangered ecosystem back
A cross-border effort aims to return herds to the Great Plains and restore biodiversity and the land.
Supreme Court of Canada affirms trans-boundary Indigenous rights
Supreme Court of Canada affirms trans-boundary Indigenous rights
The Arrow Lakes Band is one of many Indigenous communities bisected and disrupted by a border about which they were never consulted.
Mountaintop removal threatens traditional Blackfoot territory
Mountaintop removal threatens traditional Blackfoot territory
Stop the Grassy Mountain coal project before it starts.
In paintings, a gentle portrait of Canada’s scars
In paintings, a gentle portrait of Canada’s scars
A review of Sonny Assu: A Selective History.
The killing of Colten Boushie
The killing of Colten Boushie
Why the shooting of a Canadian Cree man has so many people angry.
The protectors of British Columbia’s coast
The protectors of British Columbia’s coast
In the Great Bear Rainforest, Indigenous guardians enforce tribal and environmental laws.
Canadian First Nations call for eviction of fish farms
Canadian First Nations call for eviction of fish farms
British Columbia protests are rooted in a deeper conversation on Indigenous rights.
‘Diabolical’ mussels begin their march into Montana
‘Diabolical’ mussels begin their march into Montana
Divisions between state and tribal agencies could keep the door open for a most unwelcome visitor.
Meet the people in the path of a massive pipeline expansion
Meet the people in the path of a massive pipeline expansion
Standing Rock tactics are being used in a Canada pipeline fight.
How far will Canada go to honor tribal sovereignty?
How far will Canada go to honor tribal sovereignty?
In pipeline fights, ‘there’s no process for Indigenous peoples to say no.’
What citizen science can say about seabird deaths
What citizen science can say about seabird deaths
In the Pacific Northwest, the diligence of citizen scientists helps discern patterns in die-offs.
Photos: Canada’s coal flows into Montana’s streams
Photos: Canada’s coal flows into Montana’s streams
Can U.S. pressure change a toxic legacy along this selenium-polluted river?
Go North, young woman
Go North, young woman
In a place no one can see you, you can see yourself more clearly.
Return of the grizzly?
Return of the grizzly?
Feds consider transplanting bears into Washington’s North Cascades.
In Canada, a move to protect data from Trump
In Canada, a move to protect data from Trump
Researchers and citizens are rushing to back-up government data on climate change and other issues, fearing political interference.
Canada’s pipeline plans run afoul of its climate goals
Canada’s pipeline plans run afoul of its climate goals
Environmentalists on both sides of the border are gauging Canada’s commitment to the Paris Agreement.
The Northwest braces for its own Standing Rock
The Northwest braces for its own Standing Rock
Tribes have been protesting a new British Columbia pipeline for years.
In Canada, mountain caribou recovery falters
In Canada, mountain caribou recovery falters
A decade of conservation efforts has done little to stop the decline of the endangered ungulates or their rainforest home.
On borders, north and south
On borders, north and south
How the natural world challenges human notions of division.
How British Columbia’s coastal people fertilized the forest
How British Columbia’s coastal people fertilized the forest
Indigenous people’s castoff clamshells made the forest grow bigger.
Rewilding the shortgrass prairie 
Rewilding the shortgrass prairie 
A scientist with ranching roots is trying to restore balance to degraded grasslands.
Photos: The American town left behind in Canada
Photos: The American town left behind in Canada
Point Roberts, Washington, is cut off from the rest of the U.S. by the Canadian border.
Five lessons for Indian Country from the Canadian elections
Five lessons for Indian Country from the Canadian elections
A record 54 indigenous candidates ran in this election, but still occupy just three percent of the House of Commons.
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