Prince Philip applauds conservation gains in northern Lake Superior region

In a personal letter to Ontario Premier Ernie Eves, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, President Emeritus of World Wildlife Fund (WWF), has supported today?s announcement of legal protection of the islands and shoreline of Lake Nipigon (Canada?s ?sixth Great Lake?), as well as the province?s transfer of 1 million hectares of the lakebed, unprotected islands and shoreline of western Lake Superior to the federal government. The Lake Superior transfer is a necessary step for the establishment of a National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA).

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