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Technology used to prepare for CWD fight

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) is taking a high-tech approach in order to prepare for a fight against Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), should it ever enter the province.

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Moose poop needed for nutrition study

A Nipissing University researcher has put a call out for moose scat samples for a graduate student project that will compare the nutritional chemistry of moose forage in Newfoundland and Ontario.

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Researchers surveying angler behaviour

Researchers from Ottawa’s Carleton University are conducting a survey to document if and how the pandemic has altered the behaviour of Ontario anglers.

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First deer ked reported in Ontario

A species of biting fly that may transmit disease-causing bacteria to humans was reported in Ontario for the first time early this fall.

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No sandhill crane hunt

Ontario will not open a sandhill crane hunt, but there will be a federal study to determine ways to mitigate the agricultural damage they do.

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Scientists study giant Lake Erie algal bloom

A giant algal bloom growing on western Lake Erie could threaten recreational and commercial fisheries if the right action isn’t taken, an Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) wildlife fisheries biologist said.

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Researcher working to cure “beaver fever”

There may someday be a cure for giardiasis – a common intestinal infection known for causing prolonged diarrhea, stomach cramps and fatigue frequently referred to as ‘beaver fever’ – thanks to the research of an Ontario scientist.

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Discovery could boost treatment of Lyme arthritis

A discovery by a biochemist at Virginia Tech could lead to new treatment for Lyme arthritis, the painful and most common late-stage symptom of Lyme disease, according to a research paper published Monday.

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Do soft-plastic baits threaten trout?

New research into synthetic bait sounds alarm bells