Becoming a better animal

“In her acceptance speech for the George Ryga Award, wild salmon activist Alexandra Morton (left) says humans have to learn how to fit into this planet & stop destroying so much around us.FULL STORY

 

 

Beavers R Us

August 04th, 2015

Once upon a time there probably 60 million beavers in North America. But the arrival of European fur traders almost wiped the chubby, industrious rodent off the map. Frances Backhouse shares both quirky facts and deeper truths about the reviving species in Once They Were Hats: In Search of the Mighty Beaver (ECW $18.95) After the state or Oregon officially adopted the beaver as its state mascot, Canada passed Bill C-373 in 1975 “to provide for the recognition of the Beaver (Castor canadensis) as a symbol of the sovereignty of Canada.” 978-1-77041-207-1

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