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September 30, 2015 | Wild Bird Journal | Published News
Chances are you’re familiar with the Amazon, the massive rain forest covering much of South America. Its plight has been well documented for several decades now – developers and farmers regularly...
September 20, 2015 | CTV News | Published News | Bruce Cheadle
OTTAWA -- Resource companies, financial institutions, First Nations and conservation groups have issued a new report that stresses the critical importance of getting the green light from indigenous...
September 18, 2015 | Audubon Magazine | Published News | Claudia Dreifus
You can’t miss E.O. Wilson. He’s the tall, lanky, Gary Cooper-like presence sitting behind a mountain of papers in the cafeteria of Brookhaven at Lexington, an upscale assisted-living complex roughly...
September 8, 2015 | Yahoo! News | Published News | Clément Sabourin
Waswanipi (Canada) (AFP) - Mandy Gull holds back tears as she steps off the helicopter in northern Quebec. "I've never seen anything so sad," says the young woman whose aboriginal tribe is seeing its...
September 2, 2015 | Washington Post | Published News | Chris Mooney
In a blockbuster study released Wednesday in Nature, a team of 38 scientists finds that the planet is home to 3.04 trillion trees, blowing away the previously estimate of 400 billion. That means, the...
August 21, 2015 | Huffington Post | Published News | Steven Kallick
Remember the Alamo? UNESCO just did, by including the fabled Texas mission in itslatest designated places of "outstanding cultural or natural importance to the common heritage of humanity."At the...
August 10, 2015 | Northern Journal | Published News | Meagan Wohlberg
First Nations students from across the North are training to become leaders in land protection and management as part of a new pilot program in the NWT.The Indigenous Boreal Guardians training...
July 31, 2015 | CTV News | Published News | Bob Weber
YELLOWKNIFE -- A unique Arctic college is starting a program aimed at giving aboriginal people the skills they need to negotiate, implement and monitor land claims."This is to teach people the...
July 29, 2015 | Globe and Mail | Published News | Gloria Galloway
Ottawa is entering into an unprecedented agreement with a First Nation and the Northwest Territories to create a new national park reserve that they will co-manage.The federal government announced at...
July 29, 2015 | CBC News | Published News | Bob Weber
The expected boundaries of a vast new protected area in the Northwest Territories have been revealed, along with the unique relationship Parks Canada is to have with the aboriginal people who live...

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