Combining science and stewardship, we seek to ensure that the world- renowned wilderness, wildlife, native plants, and natural processes of the Yellowstone to Yukon region continue to function as an interconnected web of life, capable of supporting all of the natural and human communities that reside within it, for now and for future generations.
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Scott Clausen is an Advisor in Environmental Policy and Resource Development, Sustainable Development Policy Division, Minerals and Metals Sector of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). Scott’s work includes promoting environmental stewardship and corporate responsibility as well as developing policy for the rehabilitation of abandoned and orphaned mines.
How does one celebrate and protect an immense boreal mountain river wilderness unknown to most Canadians? That was the challenge taken on by the ambitious Three Rivers Journey project in the summer of 2003. The Yukon Chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) invited 11 nationally prominent artists, writers, journalists, and photographers to…
In April 2005, the Yukon Government protected the proposed Kusawa Lake Park area from mineral claim staking and other land dispositions. This scenic 3113 km2 area west of Whitehorse, in the Stikine Highland and Southern Lakes ecoregions, has been an active park candidate since the start of the Endangered Spaces Campaign in 1989. In the…
WHITEHORSE – Yukon conservation officials are asking for the public's help after a dead cow moose was discovered this past weekend. http://north.cbc.ca/regional/servlet/View?filename=poach-yukon-26012005
WHITEHORSE – Yukon Mines minister Archie Lang says he's confident about the industry's future after taking in a mining conference in Vancouver. http://north.cbc.ca/regional/servlet/View?filename=yukon-mining-26012005
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon's Tatshenshini River has been designated a Canadian Heritage River System by the federal government. http://north.cbc.ca/regional/servlet/View?filename=tatenshini-12142004
Conservation groups in the Yukon are calling on the Yukon Territorial Government (YTG) today to immediately show leadership on climate change
WHIEHORSE – Salmon are smaller and there are fewer females on the Yukon River. And the Yukon River Panel wants to know what's happening to the salmon run. http://north.cbc.ca/regional/servlet/View?filename=11mar04salmon
WHITEHORSE – A researcher says mine tailings
WHITEHORSE – Scientists say they've found evidence the North has now become a source of atmosphere-warming carbon dioxide. http://north.cbc.ca/regional/servlet/View?filename=global-warming-tundra-11122004
WHITEHORSE – The Yukon government is refusing to take a public stand on the Kyoto Protocol
WHITEHORSE – The federal government is giving the Vuntut Gwitchin $25,000 to see if bears can attract tourists to Old Crow. http://north.cbc.ca/regional/servlet/View?filename=old-crow-grizzly-10222004
This website focuses specifically on the north, providing information, lesson plans and resources that link directly to northern experience and northern curricula. It is our hope that Climate Change North will empower and support teachers, students, and others to understand the problem of climate change in the north, the adaptations that will be required, and…
The mission of the Northern Climate ExChange is to provide a credible independent source of information, develop shared understanding and promote action on climate change in northern Canada. http://www.taiga.net/nce/