Globe and Mail: B.C. Caribou Herds Face Extinction Despite Gov’t Protection

Woodland caribou in northeast British Columbia are headed for extinction and could become the first subpopulation of a species to vanish in Canada while under government protection.

Researchers from the University of Northern B.C. and the province say five herds are collapsing even though the government is pursuing a recovery strategy that includes captive breeding, habitat protection and predator control.

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