November roundup: Conservation and nature stories that caught our eye this month
Every day, countless inspiring and informative stories are published about conservation successes or discoveries in nature and wildlife around the world. Here are some that caught our attention in November 2020.
Researchers share new insight into how iridescent animals use bright colours to communicate with each other.
Getting bogged down
A pilot project in PEI will see wet, boggy areas of a farm transformed into carbon-capturing wetlands.
New whale? No, blue whale
After commercial whaling nearly wiped out the Antarctic blue whale, the waters around an island in the southern Atlantic Ocean have seen a recent resurgence in blue whale sightings.
Herd some good news
Large herds of caribou have been spotted in northern Quebec.
A BC researcher has partnered with computer programmers to make facial recognition software that helps identify individual grizzly bears.
Trees for tomorrow
Learn more about the ecological and community benefits of a mangrove restoration project in the Philippines.
Feel the burn
New strategies in conservation look to make use of natural forest fires to spark biodiversity.
Using open source data, scientists have created the first-ever map of bee distribution around the globe.
Habitat, food source and nursery: the humble seagrass is a staple for undersea life.
Pharalopes, a rare species of shorebird, spin quickly in circles on the water to catch prey. Researchers used video to show how the birds congregate next to others spinning in the same direction.