Tag: ecosystems

For Indigenous Mother, Boreal Forest Conservation Is a Family Value

For Indigenous Mother, Boreal Forest Conservation Is a Family Value

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 9, 2019

My son’s name is Walter Ronald Cook, and he is named after my grandpa, Walter, and my dad, Ronald. His other name is [SPEAKING CREE] which is Little Howling Wolf. I want to teach him to be a good person. To be kind and respectful. I hope that he has clean water. I hope that […]

Inside One Couple’s Quest to Protect Canada’s Boreal Forest

Inside One Couple’s Quest to Protect Canada’s Boreal Forest

By Micah Moen 2 Comments November 2, 2019

I was born here. This is where my roots are. This is where my mom and dad raised me. This is where I connect with them. We are Anishinabeg. We’ve been here for thousands of years. We’ve seen a lot as a community. Anishinabeg are a living culture. They live with the land. They live […]

Wildlife Biologist Balances Boreal Forest Conservation and Development

Wildlife Biologist Balances Boreal Forest Conservation and Development

By Micah Moen 2 Comments November 2, 2019

Both Connie and I are northerners by choice, not by birth. We are not city people. We don’t like the hustle and bustle. Having a peaceful place that’s relatively untouched is very important to us. So for us, it was natural– the north was the place that we wanted to be. We’ve said many times […]

Indigenous Hunter Keeps Traditions Alive in Boreal Forest

Indigenous Hunter Keeps Traditions Alive in Boreal Forest

By Micah Moen 9 Comments October 29, 2019

When I’m out in the bush, I like the quietness, the sounds of nature, and the beauty, and knowing that we’re free. At a young age I learned my hunting skills by observing elders. It’s healthy to be out there, mentally, physically. And the food you harvest from the land is all natural. My name […]

Ocean acidification: Connecting science, industry, policy and public
In Boreal Forest, Indigenous Leader Bridges Environmental Divides

In Boreal Forest, Indigenous Leader Bridges Environmental Divides

By Micah Moen 2 Comments October 24, 2019

For most people it would be a vast expanse of wilderness along the seventh longest river in the world, the Mackenzie River. We call the Deh Cho. I was born there in a place called Yelta Lake. There was literally nothing there. There was no electricity. There was no municipal services. And for the first […]

Some Animals Are More Equal than Others: Keystone Species and Trophic Cascades
Pure Ocean Fund – 2019 Award Announcement
The Niche Of The Nuthatch | Ecology & Environment | Biology | FuseSchool
What Is A Niche? | Ecology & Environment | Biology | FuseSchool

What Is A Niche? | Ecology & Environment | Biology | FuseSchool

By Micah Moen 26 Comments October 15, 2019

what_is_a_niche? An ecological niche is a role an organism or population plays in an ecosystem Each species has a different set of adaptations and so they do not directly compete for all the same resources of the species. They have their own niche. So lots of different species can coexist because they occupy different niches. […]