Ashley McCullough

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Atop Food Chain, Ospreys Ingest Many Poisons, Revealing Environmental Dangers

As apex predators, ospreys get a mega-dose of contaminants from their prey.<p>PITT MEADOWS, British Columbia—On an early spring morning, the Pitt River flows so calmly that the peaks of the Coast Range seem to admire themselves in its glassy waters. A motorboat lifts a wake, and the docks of the …

Climate change threatens birds, pushes them north

The laugh of the loon across southern Canadian lakes may soon be replaced by the calls of unfamiliar birds such as white-faced ibises and Mississippi …

Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline could cross B.C. parks

Kinder Morgan, which ran into conflict with the City of Burnaby over pipeline surveying work it began on municipal parkland, has submitted plans …

This Will Shatter Your View of Apex Predators: How Wolves Change Rivers

Wildlife<p><b>Have a look at this amazing video showing how one species can have a massive cascading effect on the entire ecosystem in which it lives… and even alter the geography of the area.</b><p>UPDATE: Here is an alternative view of the story and research expressed in the above video – Is the Wolf the new …

Climate Change Already Having Wide-Ranging Effects On U.S., Report Finds

People are already grappling with drought, heat, flooding, and sea level rise.<p>When it comes to climate change, the future is now; it no longer makes sense to (solely) talk about potential impacts in the future, since it is already having a wide range of effects in the United States, according to a …

The best (and worst) ways to stop deforestation

When it comes to saving forests from deforestation, good intentions can lead to bad outcomes if policymakers focus too narrowly on finding a remedy, …

See the Effects of Climate Change in 3 Birds

Looking for signs of climate change? You can check the temperatures of the oceans or the density of polar ice caps. Or you can see which birds are …