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U.S. to trap our falcons

U.S. to trap our falcons

by D’Arcy Jenish North America’s peregrine falcons – specifically Falco peregrinus anatum, the most populous of the continent’s three peregrine subspecies – were in danger of disappearing in the mid to late 1970s. The culprit was DDT, which the magnificent raptors ingested through their prey. DDT blocked the transfer of calcium from the female to […]

For the defence

For the defence

To mark CONE’s 30-year anniversary, Ontario Nature salutes this grassroots coalition created in our boardroom to safeguard the Niagara Escarpment from developers and industry. While CONE has not won every battle, it is certainly winning the war by making sure that the unesco World Biosphere Reserve that stretches from the Niagara Peninsula to the tip […]