Environmental groups win right to appeal endangered species decision

Industry exemptions from Endangered Species Act unlawful, groups say.

Connecting the dots from Ontario to Rio

Ontario’s endangered wildlife dodged a bullet (and a bulldozer) recently, when the provincial government reversed its decision to gut the province’s world-class Endangered Species Act

B.C.’s Biodiversity Is Important for All of Canada – Science Matters

One of my proudest moments came in 1992 at the inaugural Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Along with UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (which in turn led to the Kyoto Protocol), a second key outcome of this international meeting was the signing of the Convention on Biological Diversity, a groundbreaking agreement founded on the principle that conserving biological diversity is “a common concern of all humankind”. Canada was the first of 189 countries to sign the agreement.