The Arctic Youth Network (AYN) is a global network of youth making change in the Arctic, focused on international cooperation and capacity-building. Continue reading Connecting and Supporting Youth in Arctic Affairs
From September to November, grizzly bears gather in the mountainous Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Traditional Territory to feast on salmon. … Continue reading Photos: The ice grizzlies of northern Yukon | Canadian Geographic
The high-profile case will be heard in Ottawa after leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada was submitted by local First Nations.
New CPAWS report calls Canada out for falling behind most other countries in protecting its land and fresh water. Continue reading CPAWS releases report on Canada’s lack of protected areas
First Nations and conservation groups join forces with legal expert Thomas Berger to defend Yukon’s Peel Watershed against development. Continue reading Public support for legal effort to protect Yukon’s Peel Watershed is ramping up
First Nations and conservation groups join forces with legal expert Thomas Berger to defend Yukon’s Peel Watershed against development. Continue reading Legal effort to protect Yukon’s Peel Watershed gaining public support
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A film highlighting the “Our Changing Homelands” conference in Old Crow, Yukon, which focused teaching youth about climate change and its affect on their health.
A film highlighting the “Our Changing Homelands” conference in Old Crow, Yukon, which focused teaching youth about climate change and its affect on their health. Continue reading “Prepare for Hard Times” – Old Crow Youth Face Climate Change in Yukon’s North
Ottawa – CPAWS welcomes today’s announcement by Environment Minister John Baird that lands comprising the headwaters of the Nahanni River in the Northwest Territories have been temporarily protected to enable the creation of a new national park, to be called Nááts’ihch’oh [pronounced naah-tseen-CHO]. Continue reading CPAWS welcomes next step in protecting Nahanni watershed
The Arctic Youth Network is a grassroots organization that works to connect young Northerners to the opportunities around them, to their communities, and to the policies that affect their daily lives. Continue reading Arctic Youth Network
The Yukon Conservation Society (YCS) educates, advocates and conducts research on Yukon environmental issues, and has been doing so since 1968. Continue reading YCS asks you to Take Action
The Raven Recycling Society is the Yukon’s premier recycling facility, serving not only the general public and businesses within Whitehorse but also providing processing facilities for all Yukon communities. Continue reading Raven Recycling aims to make the Yukon a Zero Waste society!
The Yukon bison population is booming, a government survey shows. The Yukon government set a target population limit at 500 animals, but last week 641 examples of North America’s largest land mammal were counted. Continue reading Yukon bison population over target, survey shows
Coalbed methane exploration and development are being proposed for the Yukon. But it is not here yet. We still have time to decide whether we want it and, if so, how the industry should operate. Continue reading Frozen Gas: A Coalbed Methane Primer
Gwitchin leaders from the Yukon are packing their bags for yet another trip to Washington to fight against proposals to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Continue reading Gwitchin once more into the breach for ANWR
Whitehorse – Nine environmental Yukon projects will share close to $5 million under the Canada-Yukon Infrastructure Agreement. Continue reading Yukon-Canada Agreement Supports Eco-friendly Projects – Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
Image via Wikipedia For more than fifty years, Yukon Equipment has been selling and leasing construction equipment in Alaska. The … Continue reading Yukon Equipment – Green Business Success Story
Yukon wildlife managers are counting on more hunters to help keep the territory’s bison herd in check. – CBC Continue reading Wanted: hunters to shoot Yukon bison