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

News in Review 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 continued pressure on the caribou’s habitat. From pipelines to forestry, man is chipping away at the herds’ nomadic life.

  • 2018
  • 00:09:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2018
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