Tag: boreal woodland caribou

September 7, 2021

JWM: For caribou, not all disturbance is the same

Researchers found that fire disturbance doesn’t negatively affect caribou in the same way as humans do, suggesting that Canadian recovery guidelines should change to reflect caribou’s tolerance of burned landscapes....

September 22, 2020

Caribou numbers drop in Labrador as climate warms

Labrador is relatively free of the landscape changes that have caused declines in caribou populations in other parts of Canada and Alaska. But even there, caribou numbers are falling —...

July 3, 2017

JWM study: Logging may cause caribou stress

More than natural events like wildfire, or manmade features like roads and transmission lines, effects of logging operations on their habitat seem to be the biggest indicator of long-term stress...