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Microplastics’ effects on perch studied

University of Wisconsin (UW) researchers recently examined the impact of microplastics in fish, specifically, yellow perch.

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Highway 69 elk collisions studied

A study reports that since the highway became four lanes in 2012, vehicle-elk collisions near Greater Sudbury have more than doubled.

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Study shows fear affects wildlife

A Western University study discovered that fear of predators can reduce wildlife populations by as much as 50% within a five-year period.

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New study on mercury contamination in fish

New research finds methylmercury-contaminated fish recover quickly once the mercury source is eliminated.

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Research shows fish can be hooked on drugs

According to research, brown trout can become addicted to low levels of methamphetamine occurring in their surroundings.

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Hunter help needed for West Nile virus study

A study to determine the extent of West Nile Virus (WNV) exposure in wild turkeys and ruffed grouse is entering its second year.

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$18.9 billion spent on fishing, hunting, trapping, sport shooting

Canadians spent an estimated $18.9 billion on fishing, hunting, trapping, and sport shooting in 2018, according to a new study commissioned by the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) and the Canadian Sporting Arms and Ammunition Association (CSAAA), with support from 30 other groups.

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CanSeq150: Genetically mapping Canada’s wildlife

Researchers in the CanSeq150 project are hoping to sequence the genomes of 150 of Canada’s most significant species to commemorate Canada’s 150th.

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West Nile Virus study requires help from hunters

A study to determine the extent of West Nile Virus (WNV) exposure in wild turkeys and ruffed grouse requires hunter input, says Dr. Amanda MacDonald.