Nature & Wildlife Conservation

Iconic Cape Breton park no longer threatened by Mother Canada project

Iconic Cape Breton park no longer threatened by Mother Canada project

After extensive pressure from locals and conservation groups, the federal government reject the proposed Mother Canada statue in Cape Breton Highlands National Park.

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Logging according to nature in Canada’s Boreal Forest

Logging according to nature in Canada’s Boreal Forest

By harvesting trees in patterns that resemble natural disturbances, Canadian forestry companies are hoping to improve sustainable management practices.

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End in sight for Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipeline

End in sight for Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Pipeline

Final six-month countdown for the project begins as oil producers are unlikely to sign shipping agreements.

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Wilderness Committee back in court to fight injunction

Wilderness Committee back in court to fight injunction

Logging company is seeking to bar public access to BC’s Walbran Valley.

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Manitoba Premier urged to ban mining in provincial parks

Manitoba Premier urged to ban mining in provincial parks

The Wilderness Committee delivered over 3,600 letters regarding the government’s Nopiming Provincial Park Draft Management Plan.

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Environmental groups win right to appeal endangered species decision

Environmental groups win right to appeal endangered species decision

Industry exemptions from Endangered Species Act unlawful, groups say.

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Ancient tree grove discovered in BC’s threatened Walbran Valley forest

Ancient tree grove discovered in BC’s threatened Walbran Valley forest

Environmentalists document “Black Diamond Grove” in recently approved cutblock.

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Conservationists urge new wilderness protections through World Heritage Sites

Conservationists urge new wilderness protections through World Heritage Sites

Conservation leaders from the IUCN, Y2Y and other groups make the case for improving World Heritage sites.

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Conservationists Celebrate Expanded Protection for the Castle

Conservationists Celebrate Expanded Protection for the Castle

With Alberta announcing full protection of the Castle region, it makes it even more clear that protecting the “missing piece” of Waterton-Glacier should be a priority.

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