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Tag: Indigenous-led conservation

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Our commitment to truth and reconciliation

September 30 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a statutory holiday first called for by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in 2015 as one of the 94 Calls to Action... Read More
September 30 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a statutory holiday first called for by the...
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Grand Chief Solomon and Minister Wilkinson sign a MOU to assess the feasibility of a National Marine Conservation area in western James Bay and southwestern Hudson Bay.

First phase of Indigenous-led National Marine Conservation Area a critical step in fight against biodiversity loss and climate change

The assessment is another important contribution in meeting Canada’s goal to protect 30 percent of its land and waters by 2030, in a region that will benefit both biodiversity loss and climate change. The... Read More
The assessment is another important contribution in meeting Canada’s goal to protect 30 percent of its land and waters...
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Baffinland blockade solidarity protest in Taloyoak, NU in February 2021

Taloyoak working to create Aviqtuuq Inuit protected and conserved area

By Jimmy Oleekatalik, manager of Spence Bay HTA in Taloyoak, NU Taloyoak is the most northerly community on the mainland in Canada, and the friendliest in Nunavut. From here on the southwestern coast of Aviqtuuq, there... Read More
By Jimmy Oleekatalik, manager of Spence Bay HTA in Taloyoak, NU Taloyoak is the most northerly community on the mainland in...
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The Nunavut hamlet of Taloyoak at sunrise

The tiny town of Taloyoak is an Arctic inspiration

UPDATE: FOOD SOVEREIGNTY PROJECT IN TALOYOAK, NU NABS $500,000 PRIZE  For the Inuktitut version, please click here. Perched on the edge of Aviqtuuq, also known as the Boothia Peninsula, the Nunavut hamlet of Taloyoak... Read More
UPDATE: FOOD SOVEREIGNTY PROJECT IN TALOYOAK, NU NABS $500,000 PRIZE  For the Inuktitut version, please click here. Perched on...
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Sunrise over icy landscape in Churchill

Megan Leslie on turning ‘possibilities into realities’ in 2021

In last January’s Fieldnotes newsletter, we interviewed WWF-Canada president and CEO Megan Leslie about the year to come. (Let’s just say our foresight wasn’t 2020.) But we’re giving it another try, even though, once... Read More
In last January’s Fieldnotes newsletter, we interviewed WWF-Canada president and CEO Megan Leslie about the year to come. (Let’s...
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Indigenous-led conservation is the path forward

We believe that Indigenous-led conservation is the most effective, equitable and efficient way to safeguard the nature that all of us hold dear. Our work has evolved over time to be more inclusive and, where possible,... Read More
We believe that Indigenous-led conservation is the most effective, equitable and efficient way to safeguard the nature that all of...
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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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