Animals

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About Looking
Berger, John
Book
1980
A collection of essays covering a wide range of topics from photographs and media, to zoos and forests, grouped around the theme of how people look at things.
Canada: A Natural History
Livingston, John; Fitzharris, Tim
Book
1988
Canada: A Natural History surveys the varying ecosystems of the northern part of this continent, explaining their characteristics, vividly illustrated by the photographs of Tim Fitzharris.
'The creatures, too, must become free': Marx and the Animal/Human Distinction
Wilde, Lawrence
Article
2000
It has been claimed that Marx lacked respect for animals, thinking of them as inferior beings. Lawrence Wilde argues that, on the contrary, Marx had a respectful attitude towards animals and non-human...
Flying in the Face of Nature: A Year in the Minsmere Bird Reserve
Barnes, Simon
Book
1992
The author describes conservation efforts around the world, using the Minsmere bird reserve in Britain as a starting point.
Legacy: The Natural History of Ontario
Theberge, John B.
Book
1989
A comprehensive, extensively illustrated natural history of Ontario, covering bedrock, soils, birds, mammals, insects, wildflowers, forests, prehistoric life, and much more.
Nature and Animal Conservation
Shah, Anup
Article
2009
Conservation of ecosystems and the species within them would help to maintain the natural balances disrupted by recent human activity. Unfortunately, despite the effort put into conservation by organi...
Nova Scotia Herptofaunal Atlas
Website
Documenting the distribution and abundance of Nova Scotia's amphibian and reptile species.
Protecting Canada's Endangered Spaces: An Owner's Manual
Hummel, Monte
Book
1995
Conservationist Hummel explains what needs to be done by whom and when to protect wilderness in Canada.
A Short History of Progress
Wright, Ronald
Book
2004
If the population growth, consumption of resources, and technological advances continue according to the trend of the twentieth century, at the expense of the earth, the outcome may be disastrous.
Skills for Simple Living
Tillostson, Betty (Edited by)
Book
1991

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Ark II - The Animal Rights Kollective
To promote and protect the rights of all animals and foster their individual liberties through direct action, political action, and public awareness campaigns. Our goal is to abolish all forms of crue...
ARKive
Images of life on earth. Creating a lasting audio-visual record of life on earth.
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Connexions provides information and services for advocacy groups, voluntary and non-profit organizations, and individuals, who are working for social and economic justice, environmental responsibility...
EarthSave Canada
EARTHSAVE CANADA is a Vancouver-based registered charity. We advocate the move towards a more whole food, plant-based diet for environmental sustainability, better health, and compassion toward animal...
Nature Canada
To promote the understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of nature and the conservation of the environment so that the integrity of natural systems is maintained.
NatureServe
A non-profit conservation organization that provides the scientific information and tools needed to help guide effective conservation action. NatureServe and its network of natural heritage programs a...
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
PETA's goal is a cruelty-free world for all of the earth's inhabitants.
World Society for the Protection of Animals -- Canada
A non-profit, international organization working for the prevention of cruelty to, and the protection of, all animals.

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International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges. It supports scientific research, manages field projects all over the w...

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Animal
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Animal-assisted therapy
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) is a type of therapy that involves an animal with specific characteristics becoming a fundamental part of a person's treatment.
Animals Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to animals in the Sources directory for the media.
A Field Guide to Eastern Forests
Kricher, John C.; Morrison, Gordon
1988
A "second-generation" field guide to the ecology of the forests and fields of eastern North America.
Let England's wild beavers be!
Tickell, Oliver
2014
A family of wild of beavers has established on an English river for the first time since Henry VIII. But now the Government has decided to trap them and consign them to captivity in a zoo or wildlife ...
Living fossil
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Mammal
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Organism
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From the Connexions Archives

Arkive.org
Website
Images of life on earth. Creating a lasting audio-visual record of life on earth.
Federation of Ontario Naturalists
Website
An independent, not-for-profit nature and conservation organization, founded in 1931 as a provincial voice for the conservation of forests, wetlands, waterways, grassland and wildlife.

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