Shades of Green

Fewer animals are as at-home in cities as the rock pigeon. Yet while they live among humans worldwide by the tens of millions, where do they go when they die?
Last week I did something a little radical, defying a social norm so insidious I didn’t even realize it existed until I was face-to-face with it. In broad daylight, with the full attention of my neighbours, I spent an afternoon picking up trash.
The eastern wolf is smaller than its western and arctic counterparts, sporting a reddish brown and tawny coat. Their historical population is unknown.
This week in Shades of Green, Zack explores the koki'o tree, one of the rarest plants in the world, and its persistence in a world of change.
Salmon have been an integral part of Canada's identity, but the Lake Ontario of today is a pale reflection of its historic self, once containing fish we might have saved with the benefit of forethought.