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Salt in the city: we need less of it

Our freshwater ecosystems are becoming too salty due to excessive road salt. A recent collaboration with WWF-Canada and Ryerson proves that solutions that balance public safety and environmental health are possible. Read More
Our freshwater ecosystems are becoming too salty due to excessive road salt. A recent collaboration with WWF-Canada and Ryerson...
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Get your butts off the beach

Cigarette butts, among other plastic pollution, are the most common type of litter found on Canadian shores according to the 2018 Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup annual report. Read More
Cigarette butts, among other plastic pollution, are the most common type of litter found on Canadian shores according to...
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Meet the wild river guardians

Bugs hold the secrets to Canada’s water health. The Dane Nan Yḗ Dāh Guardians, with support from WWF-Canada and Living Lakes Canada, are working to catch them Read More
Bugs hold the secrets to Canada’s water health. The Dane Nan Yḗ Dāh Guardians, with support from WWF-Canada and...
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Dying orcas get their day in court

Southern resident killer whales are teetering on the brink of extinction. World Wildlife Fund Canada and our partners are taking the federal government to court to try to ensure their survival. Lawyers from Ecojustice asked the Federal Court today to... Read More
Southern resident killer whales are teetering on the brink of extinction. World Wildlife Fund Canada and our partners are taking the federal government...
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How Canada’s government can get freshwater right

Concerned about proposed freshwater legislation, WWF-Canada is asking for improvements to regulations to minimize the cumulative impacts of new developments on ecosystems, communities and wildlife. Read More
Concerned about proposed freshwater legislation, WWF-Canada is asking for improvements to regulations to minimize the cumulative impacts of new...
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Last hope for rare porpoise may lie in Newfoundland

The key to saving the world’s most endangered marine mammal may lie in Newfoundland. WWF-Canada recently welcomed a delegation of fish harvesters, scientists, fishing gear experts and WWF-Mexico colleagues in St. John’s, Newfoundland. They brought a new type of... Read More
The key to saving the world’s most endangered marine mammal may lie in Newfoundland. WWF-Canada recently welcomed a delegation of fish harvesters,...
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Salish Sea orcas are starving. An emergency order can save them

Endangered orcas in the Salish Sea off the Pacific Coast are starving. Declines in chinook salmon, the main source of food for these southern resident killer whales, along with disturbances and contaminants in their habitat, have scientists fearing for their survival. As their... Read More
Endangered orcas in the Salish Sea off the Pacific Coast are starving. Declines in chinook salmon, the main source of food for these southern...
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Canada's federal budget can be a wild success

To truly conquer the decline of wildlife, we need more than a cash infusion. We need to revolutionize our approach to conservation.  Read More
To truly conquer the decline of wildlife, we need more than a cash infusion. We need to revolutionize our approach to conservation. 
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