From COVID-19 oubreaks to impacts on the environment, this post compiles research published in 2022 about fur farming in Canada.
The Fur-Bearers has published data showing areas where black bears are being killed by conservation officers in British Columbia.
The Fur-Bearers has collaborated with UBC students on a research project that looked at the public’s perceptions of black bears in their communities.
Read the latest research on urban wildlife feeding from The Fur-Bearers.
UBC student-led project sought to understand public perception on bears and conflict mitigation strategies
Nearly 500 wolves killed as part of cull to protect caribou.
Tim Gordon shares why he and colleagues wrote a paper challenging the status quo for researchers’ mental health in the era of a climate crisis.
UBC and Stanley Park Ecology Society need residents who frequently see coyotes on their properties to aid in a deterrent research program.
Hear from PhD candidate Robert James Lennox how an in-depth literature review of predator removal studies shows a string of costly failures, while co-existence promises long-term solutions in this news brief!
Bounties on wolves and coyotes don’t work, and new research from Dr. Gilbert Proulx and Sadie Parr supports putting an end to them.
Dr. Kyle Artelle explains why so few of 667 examined wildlife management plans fail to meet his team’s scientific criteria – and what that means for the animals.
Bear saviour Bryce Casavant goes in-depth with Defender Radio on his new research, examining 100 years of wildlife enforcement records in BC to improve policy and public trust.
Bryce Casavant is studying 100 years of wildlife enforcement records to help create positive policy change in British Columbia. Get it in 5 with this Defender Radio Podcast News Brief!
Dr. Adrian Treves joins Defender Radio to explore the implications of his latest wolf depredation study, the importance of adapting policies to match science, and how we can all play a role in safeguarding wildlife and the environment for future generations.
A proposed regulation to extend wolf trapping season on Vancouver Island by 51 days is at risk of passing without opposition – unless you’re able to help.
Auditor General calls for increased transparency, monitoring, accountability, and providing resources and goals to Conservation Officer Service.