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ON Nature Magazine Spring 2024

Gray ratsnake © John Reaume

Protecting All That Hops, Slithers and Crawls
A comprehensive guide to reptiles and amphibians in Ontario highlights profound threats to many of these creatures. Newly gathered data, however, can inform ways to help them survive.
By Celia Milne

A Stark Beauty
Ontario’s alvars are biodiversity hot spots, but they are misunderstood, underappreciated and critically imperilled.
By Conor Mihell

Healing Trees
The practice of forest therapy promises to help people put modern life on pause and reconnect with nature. Does it work?
By Ian Coutts

Last Word
What’s In a (Bird) Name?
By Julia Zarankin

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Advertising Opportunities: Summer 2024 ON NATURE Magazine

Dammed if You Do…
While hydro power may be cleaner than energy from fossil fuels, dams can exact a high cost on wildlife and river ecosystems. A series of hydro projects in northern Ontario show how we can minimize the damage.
By Ian Coutts

The Return of the Not-so-common Tern
Once widespread, these graceful waterbirds have been declining in numbers, but an effort to revive a colony of common terns in Presqu’ile Provincial Park is encouraging.
By Jade Prévost-Manuel

Harvesting Carbon Credits
Several forest managers are forgoing logging in favour of selling carbon offsets to polluters. Could the carbon economy help conserve Ontario’s forests or does it just defer future harvests?
By Conor Mihell

Last Word
Gaia speaks.
By Suzanne Kingsmill


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