The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Climate Crisis

The tiny buffaloberry has been the primary source of food for Alberta’s largest mammal, the grizzly bear, for millennia. But according to research by University of Calgary geographer Greg McDermid, the Earth's increasing temperatures will ripen the berries early, threatening the important meal for the bears.

Doug Collister has been passionate about bird conservation since he was young. After a career in the oil and gas industry, he pursued his interest in birds and discovered a hobby in bird banding.