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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...
December 16, 2014 | Globe and Mail | Published News | Gloria Galloway
Two years after the federal government released a strategy for preventing the extinction of Canada’s dwindling herds of boreal woodland caribou, little has been done by provinces and territories to...
December 8, 2014 | Northern Journal | Published News | Meagan Wohlberg
Residents from across the Dehcho region of the Northwest Territories are converging in Fort Simpson this week to come up with a plan for guarding protected areas and promoting land use that could...
December 6, 2014 | National Geographic | Published News | Tom Clynes
Environmentalists and indigenous people across northern Canada are celebrating a historic legal victory that protects one of the world's last major pristine river systems. In a December 2 ruling,...
November 26, 2014 | Winnipeg Free Press | Published News | Bill Redekop
Manitoba is entering the largest conservation agreement in its history to protect 18,211 hectares that make up the Big Grass Marsh.The province will announce today a deal to protect Manitoba's third...
November 19, 2014 | CBC News | Published News | Cara McKenna/Canadian Press
The results of a third-party review into the design of a northwestern B.C. gold and copper mine says it has the potential to cause significantly more environmental damage than the recent collapse of...

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