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COVID virus found in Canadian deer

After the virus that causes COVID-19 showed up among white-tailed deer in the United States, scientists have detected it among wild deer in Canada. Tests of hunter-harvested deer have shown the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in

Conservation News

Tree swallows ingest dozens of pesticides

Tree swallows are ingesting various types of pesticides through their insect diet, even when they don’t live near large industrial farms where the chemicals are most prevalent. “There is strong potential for cascading effects [on

Conservation News

JWM: Torngat caribou herd on the decline

Reports from hunters and Inuit groups in northern Quebec-Labrador suggested the Torngat caribou (Rangifer tarandus) herd was declining, but researchers didn’t know to what extent and why. For a study published in the Journal of