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Ship-based oil spill compensation reform needed for Indigenous communities

Indigenous communities face many barriers to receiving compensation for oil spills from ships in their territories — in fact, only one relatively small claim has ever been paid directly to an Indigenous group — according... Read More
Indigenous communities face many barriers to receiving compensation for oil spills from ships in their territories — in fact,...
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Wood turtle on a log

Well, that’s finally over: Fieldnotes looks back at 2020

It’s hard to do an ordinary year-in-review for a year that’s been anything but ordinary. Much like yourselves, our work was impacted by COVID-19 — our scientists had to drastically change their approach to... Read More
It’s hard to do an ordinary year-in-review for a year that’s been anything but ordinary. Much like yourselves, our...
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Aerial view of a winding river and trees in Northern Ontario

WWF-Canada announces new Chair of the Board, Lloyd Bryant

WWF-Canada is pleased to announce that Lloyd Bryant has been named the new chair of its Board of Directors. Mr. Bryant is the retired president and CEO of HP Canada, where he was a... Read More
WWF-Canada is pleased to announce that Lloyd Bryant has been named the new chair of its Board of Directors....
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Great blue heron in wetlands

Doug Ford’s controversial Bill 229 endangers our environment and our communities

Gutting core environmental oversight will dismantle the institutions that have helped Ontario boast a strong economy and environment Toronto, Dec. 08, 2020 — Despite being named “Protect, Support and Recover from COVID-19,” the Doug... Read More
Gutting core environmental oversight will dismantle the institutions that have helped Ontario boast a strong economy and environment Toronto,...
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North Ontario landscape

New WWF-Canada report reveals the health of 60 per cent of Canada’s sub-watersheds is unknown

Historic absence of freshwater data is especially concerning given the impact of COVID-19 on field research and monitoring TORONTO, October 20, 2020 – WWF-Canada’s 2020 Watershed Reports raises serious questions about how freshwater ecosystems... Read More
Historic absence of freshwater data is especially concerning given the impact of COVID-19 on field research and monitoring TORONTO,...
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Atlantic Ocean off Newfoundland and Labrador

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... Read More
K’JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) –  Earlier this week, Canada’s federal government gave $320 million to support Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore oil...
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaking at WWF Leader's Pledge for Nature event

WWF-Canada applauds Canada’s commitment to Leader’s Pledge for Nature and High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People

WWF-Canada would like to thank Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson for the leadership and ambition they showed today in the fight against biodiversity loss by... Read More
WWF-Canada would like to thank Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson...
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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... Read More
September 23 – WWF-Canada is pleased to see many of our priorities highlighted in today’s #ThroneSpeech when it addressed...
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