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The National Ocean noise poses threat to endangered whales off B.C. coast

Researchers are looking to better understand how marine traffic is affecting the critically endangered southern resident killer whales. In an attempt to reduce the threat, ships are being asked to slow down and whale watchers are being asked to stay back. CBC's Briar Stewart reports.
  • 2018
  • 00:05:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/22/2019

News in Review - October 2018 Man-Made Extinction: Canada's Disappearing Caribou Herds

Its image adorns our Canadian 25-cent coin — the magnificent Canadian caribou. It once roamed this country abundantly. Now the woodland caribou is listed as an at-risk species, and southern mountain caribou herds in B.C.'s Southern Interior are especially vulnerable. Although the causes of the decline are varied, it cannot be ignored that much of the blame is due to ...
  • 2018
  • 00:09:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2018

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News in Review - April 2015 ​B.C. Wolf Cull: Saving Endangered Caribou?

In early 2015, British Columbia launched a controversial five-year cull of the province's wolf population in order to preserve endangered herds of mountain caribou. Animal experts call it cruel, environmentalists say culls don't work, and many agree humans are the real culprit in the caribou decline. Just how far should we go to preserve one species?
  • 2015
  • 00:10:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2015

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The Nature of Things Yellowstone to Yukon: The Wild Heart of North America

We journey through the vast, untamed grandeur of the Rocky Mountains, from Yellowstone Park in the United States to Canada's Yukon Territory. Efforts are underway to protect and reconnect this pristine wilderness and the diverse life forms it supports by creating a 3,000 km biological corridor. We encounter the many animals, including grizzly bears, wildcats and wolves, that range this ...
  • 1997
  • 00:45:53
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - March 2005 Wildlife Rescue: Controversy in B.C.

British Columbia is home to an amazing variety of wildlife. It also has a large number of wildlife rescue centres that treat sick and injured animals. But not everyone thinks these rescue centres are a good idea. In this News in Review story we’ll travel to British Columbia and show you how workers at the centres try to save all ...
  • 2005
  • 00:14:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2005

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News in Review - October 2002 Saving a Killer Whale

A young orphan killer whale is discovered in the Pacific ocean, frail and battered. Taken in by American rescuers, she is nursed back to health and for the first time ever an attempt is made to return the whale back to the family pod from which it came – off the coast of Vancouver Island. We follow this wonderful, joyous ...
  • 2002
  • 00:16:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2002

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