Edmonton – In the wake of the National Energy Board’s approval of the Mackenzie Gas Project, environmental groups are charging that the decision flies in the face of the Board’s stated commitment to sustainability and overturns years of study by a review panel.
Nature & Wildlife Conservation
Ottawa – The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is celebrating the historic announcement today by Environment Minister Jim Prentice and DehCho First Nations Grand Chief Gerald Antoine of the final boundaries for the greatly expanded Nahanni National Park Reserve in the Northwest Territories.
The NWT Protected Areas Strategy (PAS) is a community-guided planning process protecting culturally and ecologically important areas in the NWT.
The Canadian Boreal Initiative joined its partners in congratulating the Government of Canada and the Sahtu Dene community of Déline for permanently protecting Saoyú -?ehdacho, also known as Grizzly Bear Mountain and Scented Grass Hills.
CPAWS is pleased that Federal Environment Minister John Baird announced yesterday a funding commitment that will allow Sahoy
WWF-Canada today strongly supported federal Environment Minister Rona Ambrose
A July report by the Wildlife Conservation Society Canada supports CPAWS’ campaign to expand Nahanni National Park Reserve–author Dr John Weaver finds the iconic national park is too small to maintain wide-ranging sensitive wildlife including grizzly bears, woodland caribou and Dall’s sheep.
The Northwest Territories is on the right track when it comes to protecting the woodland caribou, a new report from two environmental groups says. The report by the Sierra Club of Canada and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society looked at what governments across the country are doing to protect the species.