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March 13, 2016 | Edmonton Journal | Op-ed | Alison Ronson

Boreal forest wetland

Photo: Ducks Unlimited Canada

Alberta’s Minister of Environment and Parks Shannon Phillips made a major announcement in late February that went largely unnoticed. Working together, she said, Alberta can achieve 17 per cent protection for our natural landscapes by 2020.

This is a big deal. It shows that the province is committed to being an environmental leader in Canada.

In fact, by supporting Canada in achieving its international commitment to protect 17 per cent of terrestrial landscapes and inland waters by 2020, the...

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