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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...
November 17, 2014 | New York Times | Published News | ANDREW NIKIFORUK
ENVIRONMENTALISTS typically fret about the prospect of adding monstrous new amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere if the Keystone XL pipeline is approved, and for good reason.Bitumen, the...
November 16, 2014 | Toronto Star | Published News | Carol Goar
Stephen Kakfwi yearns to be home in Yellowknife to be with his children and grandchildren. He has been on the road for weeks shuttling between meetings and appointments, making new connections and...
November 14, 2014 | Science | Published News | Dr. Jeffrey V. Wells
THE SPECIAL SECTION on Vanishing Fauna (25 July, p. 392) did an excellent job of highlighting the continuing global biodiversity erosion crisis (“Defaunation in the Anthropocene,” R. Dirzo et al.,...
November 14, 2014 | Globe and Mail | Published News | Bruce Cheadle
Amid the court challenges, war of words, sit-ins and street protests that have marked First Nations relations with Canada’s resource sector, it might surprise some Canadians that aboriginal land...
November 11, 2014 | Huffington Post | Published News | Jeff Wells
The world's largest event focused on parks and protected areas opens this week in Sydney, Australia. The World Parks Congress takes place just once every 10 years, and will play a major role in...
November 7, 2014 | CBC News | Published News | Rachel Zelniker
Daryl Lacey knows what it's like when environmental concerns and development come head to head.Twenty years ago, Lacey's elders grew concerned about the impacts mining was having on their...

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