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Fall Foliage

WWF-Canada welcomes focus on nature-based solutions in 2020 Throne Speech

September 23 – WWF-Canada is pleased to see many of our priorities highlighted in today’s #ThroneSpeech when it addressed the urgent nature crises of biodiversity loss and climate change. This is a transformative moment and we applaud the announcement of a new plan to exceed Canada’s 2030 climate goals,...
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Atlantic Puffins on a rock

Canadian wildlife losses fuelling global extinction crisis

New approaches needed to tackle 42% decline; Living Planet Report Canada 2020 TORONTO, September 2, 2020 Canadian wildlife at risk of extinction — nationally and globally — is undergoing staggering losses. The Living Planet Report Canada 2020, published today, found species of global conservation concern (wildlife assessed as at risk...
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Inspiring youth for social and environmental impact

WWF-Canada and Chantiers jeunesse partner to provide leadership and environmental opportunities for youth  Montreal, QC — WWF-Canada and Chantiers jeunesse are pleased to join their efforts to strengthen youth engagement and further skill-building to benefit nature and communities throughout Canada in a joint pilot project called the Eco-leadership Journey: build your skills for the...
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ArcticOceans

Flawed environmental assessment of offshore drilling in Newfoundland and Labrador puts marine ecosystems at risk

Environmental groups taking legal action against federal government over flawed environmental impact assessment ST. JOHN’S, NL – Environmental groups are taking legal action against the federal government for failing to properly assess the impacts of exploratory drilling for oil and gas in Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore waters. It is the...
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Oceans

Seismic survey threatens endangered whales

VANCOUVER, BC:  As the oceans become quieter amidst the global pandemic, an application for seismic surveys off the West Coast of Vancouver Island threatens the recovery of endangered Southern Resident killer whales. This week, in response, a coalition of conservation groups has written to the federal minister of Fisheries...
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