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Hundreds of species go extinct every day, some that we know about and others that we never even discovered in the first place. Many people are willing to support an endangered species however in reality few of those endangered species are getting the support they require. This article discusses the impact the Canadian Government has on helping endangered species and unfortunately it does not look good. Canada has a 2-step process for protecting endangered wildlife.

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Imagine being responsible for the extinction of the world’s largest bear species. A bear species that has adapted to surviving in the harshest environmental conditions, yet is threatened by the activities of humans. This article tells us that within the coming years, the human contribution to climate change and the effects of this environmental phenomenon may ultimately make this tragedy a reality for the polar bear.

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                 Bees are important keystone species that are responsible for every third bite of food (NRDC, 2011). In an effort to protect these key pollinators, a new regulation on neonicotinoids has been put into effect by the province of Ontario on July 1st, 2015 (MOECC, 2015). Neonicotinoids are a group of pesticides that coat corn and soybean seeds, and are suspected to be the main cause of the bee mortalities that happened between 2012 and 2013 (Health Canada, 2014). According to the London Free Press, this spring was the first time farmers are working under the new regulation.

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        Deforestation is a continually growing problem across the world. The clearing of trees and declining plant biodiversity comes with several different effects on the world’s environment, namely on climate change.

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