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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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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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Northeast Newfoundland marine refuge should be exempt from oil and gas development –WWF-Canada

St. John’s, NL, September 6, 2019 – Last week, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) put out a Call for Nominations in the Northeast Newfoundland Slope Closure — a marine refuge counting towards Canada’s marine protection targets. This nomination process helps the C-NLOPB determine what sites can be...
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WWF-Canada Restoration Fund recipient Katzie First Nation to restore traditional B.C. landmark and salmon spawning ground

VANCOUVER, August 7, 2019 —The 2019 WWF-Canada Restoration Fund recipient, British Columbia’s Katzie First Nation, will use the $150,000 CAD grant to restore the Upper Pitt River’s Blue Creek habitat. The area provides a healthy ecosystem for local wildlife and communities and is the traditional territory of the Katzie...
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