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Canada provides funding for oil and gas development in Newfoundland and Labrador amidst federal scientists’ critique of flawed environmental assessment

K’JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) –  Earlier this week, Canada’s federal government gave $320 million to support Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore oil and gas industry. Last week, the province also established an offshore exploration initiative that will encourage more drilling and reinvestment in offshore petroleum. These announcements to spur oil and gas...
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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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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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