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Working for Wild Life: Beginning of Preservation in Canada ePub download

by J. Foster

  • Author: J. Foster
  • ISBN: 0802053998
  • ISBN13: 978-0802053992
  • ePub: 1236 kb | FB2: 1780 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Biological Sciences
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press; First Edition edition (August 1978)
  • Pages: 296
  • Rating: 4.3/5
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Working for Wild Life: Beginning of Preservation in Canada ePub download

The definitive history of the beginnings of wildlife conservation in Canada. Working for Wildlifeholds up remarkably well

The definitive history of the beginnings of wildlife conservation in Canada. eISBN: 978-1-4426-8366-2. Their renowned visual work and related books allow urban people to keep company with the land and its wildlife. Imbued with respect and a deep commitment to wildlife, the Fosters have worked hard to educate and remind us of our responsibilities to nature. How fortunate we are to have such people in our midst. Working for Wildlifeholds up remarkably well. It does what Janet Foster intended it to do, provide a prologue to studying the history of wildlife preservation in Canada.

Major threats to wildlife include habitat ion/fragmentation, overexploitation, poaching, pollution and climate change. The IUCN estimates that 27,000 species of the ones assessed are at risk for extinction. Expanding to all existing species, a 2019 UN report on biodiversity put this estimate even higher at a million species.

It remains the definitive history of the beginnings of wildlife consciousness in Canada. By 1922, however, the government had hosted the first Dominion-Provincial Conference on Wild Life Protection, and wildlife preservation had become part of established government policy. When Banff National Park was established by the federal government in the late 1880s, wildlife protection was not a top priority. Janet Foster shows how, in the early decades of this century, a small band of dedicated civil servants transformed their own goals of preserving endangered animals into active government policy. Today, the names of these individuals are scarcely known to most Canadians.

Wildlife Preservation Canada saves animals on the brink of extinction. Since 1985, we’ve been saving critically endangered species – species whose numbers in the wild are so low that a great deal more than habitat protection is required to recover them. Get the latest news sent to your inbox.

Saving endangered animal species for 30 years. Road mortality is a major threat to endangered species in Canada, particularly reptiles. Join WPC's Lead Biologist Jonathan Choquette for a discussion that will include current measures taken to protect Species at Risk, as well as Eco Passage project examples and other options to decrease road mortality in Windsor Essex County, Ontario. Wildlife Preservation Canada. October 27 at 6:48 AM ·. We work to save some of the smallest of endangered species - and these photos truly help us appreciate the beauty of small things.

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Working for WildlifeTwenty years ago, Working for Wildlife was published to wide acclaim. Lorne Hammond's new material places the book in context and provides readers with a sense of what has happened in the field since. Continue Reading Read Less. By Janet Foster and Lorne Hammond.

Working for wildlife: the beginning of preservation in canada. Twenty years ago, Working for Wildlife was published to wide acclaim. It remains the definitive history of the beginnings of wildlife consciousness in Canada. When Banff National Park was established by the federal government in the late 188os, wildlife protection was not a top priority.

Foster, Working for Wildlife: The Beginning of Preservation in Canada (1978); . Nicol, The National Parks Movement in Canada (1969); . MacDowell, An Environmental History of Canada, (2012). The Fundamental Failure of d the 3 May 2012 blog post by David Suzuki cited earlier in this article

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Wildlife preservation. In the colonial and early national period, a distinctively American conception of nature combined spiritual and aesthetic appreciation with antipathy and exploitation. Updated Media sources (1) About encyclopedia.

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