5 | This Issue
The case for protected places.
By Caroline Schultz
7 | Earth Watch
Youth Summit goes virtual, Bog at risk, Land-use policy news, Photo contest winners, Mer Bleue bog, natural burials
18 | Riverdancers
The playful behaviour of river otters has long enchanted animal lovers. But researchers continue to wonder about what drives these creatures’ curious antics.
By Brian Banks
On the cover
24 | Green Giants
Old growth forests are unique ecosystems that are not renewable. So why does the provincial government continue to allow them to be logged with impunity?
By Cecily Ross
All-terrain vehicles are wreaking havoc on wetlands and harming the species that depend on them. Why is the Ontario government letting it happen?
By Conor Mihell
38 | Last Word
Restoring Nature’s Health Post-COVID
By Victor Doyle
37 | Our Community
Awards Celebrate Nature Heroes
By Anna Dipple
Harnessing an Opportunity
By Lisa Richardson
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