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5 wild stories from 2018

The science we have – and the science we need to stop wildlife loss

Just a fluke? The rush to downlist humpbacks while other whales wait for help.
The “downlisting” of Pacific humpback whales from “Threatened” to “Special Concern” caused a media sensation this week. Like many, we wonder why humpbacks were singled out for quick action while other whales at risk await better protection.

Avoiding the “Sixth Extinction”- Endangered Species in Canada are in a Race against the Clock
Last week a judge ordered the federal government to clear up the “enormous systemic problem” of failing to produce timely recovery plans for species classified at risk in Canada.