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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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Canada exceeds international commitments in marine protection, ahead of 2020 deadline

OTTAWA, August 1, 2019 — The Canadian government has surpassed its commitment to protect at least 10 per cent of its oceans before 2020. This achievement is the result of significant collaboration between Indigenous communities, the Canadian government, conservation organizations, communities and industries. The David Suzuki Foundation, Canadian Parks...
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Our Planet docuseries nominated for 10 Emmy Awards

Netflix’s Our Planet documentary from Silverback Films, in collaboration with WWF, received 10 Emmy nominations including Outstanding Documentary, Outstanding Cinematography, and Sound editing for the “Frozen Worlds” episode. With over 30 million household views, Our Planet has become the most-watched documentary series to date.
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North Atlantic Right Whale Statement

North Atlantic right whale statement on behalf of Oceana Canada, Ecology Action Centre, Sierra Club Canada Foundation, World Wildlife Fund Canada, International Fund for Animal Welfare and Humane Society International/Canada.
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