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March 20, 2015 | Calgary Herald | Published News | Naomi Lakritz
When cabinet is announced after the imminent election, Alberta’s new environment minister should be for the birds. Literally.Alberta needs to look up from its addiction to oil and money, to realize ...
March 20, 2015 | CTV News | Published News
Cutting up forests into ever-smaller bits starts a die-off of species that lasts decades -- an "extinction debt" incurred today and paid by future generations, says a study on forest fragmentation."...
March 16, 2015 | Vancouver Sun | Published News | Joanne Lee-Young
VANCOUVER -- Leading conservation groups, including Ducks Unlimited and the National Audubon Society, are pressing for a plan to protect North American boreal forests that are home to an estimated 3...
March 16, 2015 | Edmonton Journal | Published News | MARTY KLINKENBERG
EDMONTON - Top birding and nature organizations in Canada and the United States are pressing government for increased protection of boreal forests, including portions of northern Alberta.The...
March 16, 2015 | CBC News | Published News | Margo McDiarmid
Leading bird and nature groups are trying to save what they call North America's "bird nursery." They want the Canadian and U.S. governments to protect at least half of the continent's boreal forest...
February 24, 2015 | National Geographic | Published News | Edwin Dobb
He didn't mention his name, only that he was 62 years old and belonged to the Poplar River First Nation, indigenous people who live on the east shore of Lake Winnipeg, in Manitoba. Then he talked...
February 19, 2015 | Thompson Citizen | Published News | Ian Graham
Representatives of First Nations, government, northern communities and conservation groups gathered at the Kikiwak Inn on Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN) Feb. 17 to discuss future plans and aspirations...
February 13, 2015 | Metro News | Published News | Bernice Pontanilla
A new Probe poll shows a majority of Manitobans is in favour of better protection of the boreal forests in the province.The poll, which was done for the International Institute for Sustainable...
January 26, 2015 | Winnipeg Free Press | Published News | Bruce Owen
Call it second-time lucky.A bid to see a huge chunk of land on the east side of the province designated as a United Nations World Heritage Site got moved a tiny bit closer to fruition today. A new...
January 12, 2015 | Winnipeg Free Press | Published News | Alexandra Paul
Two conservation organizations issued a joint statement Monday that pointedly praised Manitoba’s efforts to protect the boreal forest.It turns out that Manitoba’s chapter of the Canadian Parks and...

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