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The Trumpeters of Swan Lake

tags: Trumpeter Swan, Cygnus buccinator, Trumpeter Swan Restoration Project, conservation, endangered species, Harry Lumsden, Beverly Kingdon, Ray Kingdon, streaming video Thanks to the efforts of volunteers with the Trumpeter Swan Restoration project, the endangered Trumpeter Swan, Cygnus buccinator, population in Ontario, Canada now numbers over 1,000. This video shows the three species of swan on…

tags: canada, health care, human rights, streaming video This video consists of a series of interviews with real Canadians. They discuss the realities of their single payer health care system, and are offended by the American right wing’s insulting it. This video made me deeply angry: in America, health care is obviously not a human…

tags: Save Our Boreal Birds, online petition, birds, conservation, environment Palm Warbler, Dendroica palmarum. Image: Jeff Nadler [larger view]. Save the summer homes of Palm Warblers and other North American bird species that breed in Canada’s Boreal forests!

tags: Canadian Apology, humor, politics, streaming video This streaming video shows a truly Canadian apology for all the “wrongs” they have commited towards the U.S. [2:27]

tags: researchblogging.org, Bombus impatiens, Bumblebees, pathogen spillover, epidemiology, pollinating insects, greenhouses Common Eastern Bumblebee, Bombus impatiens. This species is often relied upon to pollinate commercial food crops, such as tomatoes, that are often grown in agricultural greenhouses. Image: Wikipedia Commons [larger view]. A mysterious decline in North American bumblebee populations is apparently the result of…