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Nature & Wildlife

16 Natural Ways To Defeat Garden Slugs

I love all creatures great and small. Except slugs in my garden. Those slimy gastropods that not only gross me out, but they take large bites out of tender seedlings and shoots, devouring my precio…

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The Best Way to Help Our Pollinators

Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds are a charming sight as they soar around your backyard garden. But beyond their beauty, these creatures help human beings through their role in pollinating flowers, …

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Rescued African Leopard Purrs During Massage (Video)

Voodoo was intended to be a house pet when a family with two Rottweilers purchased him. He was rescued, and at 5-months-old this African spotted leopard came to Cedar Cove. Even though Voodoo was de…

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India Will Plant 2 Billion Trees Along Highways, Creating Jobs For 300,000 Youths

The rest of the world should plant more trees too. India's Rural Development Ministry has decided to try to tackle two problems at the same time: Youth unemployment and bad air quality. It has unveil…

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The 4 Keys to Attracting More Birds & Butterflies to Your Yard

Want to see more birds, butterflies and other wildlife in your yard? You don't need a big field or woods to get in on the fun. The key is to make whatever space you have a porch, a balcony, your bac…

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Why Turtles Don’t Make the Best Roommates

At the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), we often receive inquiries from well-meaning Canadians wanting advice about how to help the animals and plants they encounter in their daily lives. Case in p…

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Are You a Cat or Dog Expert? (Quiz)

Love cats? Love dogs? Love both? Test your knowledge of canines and felines, the two most popular pets worldwide. Some of the answers are likely to surprise you!   Answer cats or dogs for …

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Grey-Headed Flying Fox Loves Grapes (Video)

Charlie the grey-headed flying fox doesn't want chicken soup when he's at home in bed. He prefers to adorably stock up to five grapes in his mouth, chomping them on his way to recovery. After Char…

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3 Wildlife Refuges You Didn’t Know You Own

Surprise! You own a national wildlife refuge. More than 500 of them, in fact. We all do, because our national wildlife refuges are public lands that are operated and maintained to protect our count…

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7 Biggest Myths About Summer

Ah, summer. It's the time of backyard barbecues and camping trips, days at the pool and treks through the woods. Sure, it's fun in the sun, but the summer is also the prime season for a number of seri…

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