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ON Nature Magazine Summer 2023

Media Release: June 12, 2023

Firefly © Christian Autotte

Lights Out?
The enchanting light shows of adult fireflies make ignoring the rest of their life cycle easy. But therein lie the threats to them.
By Brian Banks

Lone Wolf
An extraordinary journey by a solitary gray wolf reveals the challenges these animals encounter in their search for open territory.
By Conor Mihell

Shoring Up
As natural shorelines give way to lawns and retaining walls, Ontario lakes are losing their ecological buffers. Will cottagers and governments rally to bring nature back to the waterfront?
By Jade Prévost-Manuel

Last Word
Less nature means more disease.
By Lisa Richardson

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Advertising Opportunities: Fall 2023 ON NATURE Magazine

Conservation Without Teeth
As Ontario weakens safeguards for species at risk, scientists worry about the continued effectiveness of the Endangered Species Act. The recent downgrading of protection for American ginseng is an early sign of trouble.
By Ian Coutts

Canny Canid
The gray fox, a rarely seen cousin of the red fox, seems to be making a resurgence in northern Ontario. A Thunder Bay community science project is trying to find out why.
By Julia Zarankin

Too Many Trees, Not Enough Forest
Tree-planting projects often fail to recognize that a forest is more than the trees it contains – it’s an ecosystem. A look at how to create woodlands that not only sequester carbon but provide critical ecological benefits.
By Patricia Hluchy

Last Word
The not-so-green side of renewable energy.
By Corina Brdar


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