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WWF-Canada calls for halt of capelin fishery to protect species

Capelin is a keystone species, playing an important role in the marine ecosystem as a food source for predators such as northern cod, whales, and seabirds. Capelin abundance plummeted precipitously 30 years ago and has never recovered. Closing... Read More
Capelin is a keystone species, playing an important role in the marine ecosystem as a food source for predators...
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People walking under a sundog in a wintry Taloyoak, NU

Food sovereignty project in Taloyoak, NU nabs $451,000 prize 

Most northern town on Canadian mainland wins Arctic Inspiration Prize for Niqihaqut, meaning “our food” in Inuktitut  TALOYOAK, NU Feb. 20, 2021 On the coast of Aviqtuuq, the Nunavut hamlet of Taloyoak is home to 1,100 residents and one $451,000 Arctic Inspiration Prize for their food sovereignty project. WWF-Canada is proud to have helped support the community in... Read More
Most northern town on Canadian mainland wins Arctic Inspiration Prize for Niqihaqut, meaning “our food” in Inuktitut  TALOYOAK, NU Feb. 20, 2021 On the coast...
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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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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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Humpback whale

For whales, underwater noise is pollution too

Far from being the “silent world” of Jacques Cousteau’s famed documentary, the ocean actually abounds with natural sound. From the acoustic carapace vibrations of American lobster and small grunts from Atlantic cod to the... Read More
Far from being the “silent world” of Jacques Cousteau’s famed documentary, the ocean actually abounds with natural sound. From...
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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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ᓄᓇᓕᒃ ᒥᑎᒐᓗᐊᖅᖢᓐᓂ ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐊᖅ ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒻᒥᒃ ᑲᔪᖏᖅᓴᐃᓂᖃᖅᐳᖅ

For the English version, please click here. ᐃᓚᖓᓂᓯᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᕕᖅᑐᑉ, ᐃᓛᓐᓂᑯᑦ ᑕᐅᔭᐃᓱᕐᓗᓐᓂ ᐴᑎᐊ ᐱᓂᓐᓱᓚᖓᓐᓂᒃ, ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐸᑉ ᕼᐋᒻᓚᖓ ᐅᖓᓯᒃᑐᖅᑕᐅᑉᓗᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᐃᓐᓇᕐᒥᓯᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑲᓇᑕᒻᒥ. ᐃᓄᖃᖅᑐᖅ 1,100 ᒫᓐᓇ ᓂᕈᐊᒐᒃᓴᖑᖅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ $500,000 ᐅᑭᐅᖅᑕᖅᑐᒻᒥ ᑲᔪᖏᖅᓴᐃᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐱᑖᒃᓴᒻᒧᑦ. ᓱᓇᒥᐊᑦ ᑲᔪᓯᑎᐊᕐᓂᖅᐸᑕ, ᐅᕙᒍᒋᔭᐅᓂᐊᖅᐳᖅ ᐊᕕᖅᑎᑐᑉ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᒥᐊᓂᕆᔭᐅᓂᖓᑦ ᓴᐳᔭᐅᓯᒪᓂᖓᓪᓗ ᓄᓇᖁᑎᖓ (IPCA) ᐊᖏᓂᖃᕐᓗᓐᓂ... Read More
For the English version, please click here. ᐃᓚᖓᓂᓯᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᕕᖅᑐᑉ, ᐃᓛᓐᓂᑯᑦ ᑕᐅᔭᐃᓱᕐᓗᓐᓂ ᐴᑎᐊ ᐱᓂᓐᓱᓚᖓᓐᓂᒃ, ᑕᓗᕐᔪᐸᑉ ᕼᐋᒻᓚᖓ ᐅᖓᓯᒃᑐᖅᑕᐅᑉᓗᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᐃᓐᓇᕐᒥᓯᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑲᓇᑕᒻᒥ. ᐃᓄᖃᖅᑐᖅ...
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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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