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Saving the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge – with Gwich’in Grand Chief Bobbie Jo Greenland-Morgan

On this episode National Chief Perry Bellegarde reaches Gwich’in Grand Chief Bobbie Joe Greenland-Morgan in Inuvik, NWT to talk about the potentially devastating decision by the Trump Administration to open up the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development. Known as ANWR, this Arctic refuge is 19 million acres of pristine wilderness, roughly […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202019 Views

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Canadian wildlife losses fuelling global extinction crisis

TORONTO, September 2, 2020 Canadian wildlife at risk of extinction — nationally and globally — is undergoing staggering losses. The Living Planet Report Canada 2020, published today, found species of global conservation concern (wildlife assessed as at risk of global extinction by the International Union of Conservation of Nature) saw their Canadian populations fall by an […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202012 Views

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Resiliency and hope drive KAIROS’ Climate Action Month

2nd annual Climate Action Month to amplify just recovery call (Ottawa, ON) – Resiliency and hope are the driving messages of KAIROS Canada’s second annual Climate Action Month, beginning September 1, which will include daily content and actions posted to KAIROS’ website focused on five weekly themes: Season of Creation, just transition, Indigenous rights, global climate justice, and water. KAIROS’ Climate Action Month kicks off by amplifying the World Council of Churches’ Season of Creation, which runs from September 1 (World Day of Prayer for […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202018 Views

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Environmental Advocates and Long-time Friends of Trent, David and Patricia Morton, Invest to Improve Trent’s Nature Areas

Latest donation tackles invasive species and improves trail stewardship As donors and community members, David and Patricia Morton have shown a shining commitment to supporting environmental causes. With their support, Trent’s Nature Areas will continue to be a sought-after location for community members to explore and for Trent students to gain vital hands-on experience. The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202011 Views

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Government of Canada supports climate action by Earth Rangers Foundation

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada August 28, 2020 – Toronto, Ontario The Government of Canada’s number one priority remains keeping Canadians safe and supporting families and businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic. Even at this time, work continues to help the economy recover, create conditions for new jobs, lower emissions, and make life more affordable […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 202025 Views

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A tentative restart to Northern Ontario’s film, TV production industry – SooToday.com

Despite pandemic uncertainty, insurance woes around production, entrepreneurs and companies still committed to the region Peter Mihaichuk acknowledges it must seem like strange timing to open a new film and photography studio in the midst of a global pandemic. Much like the rest of the Canadian economy, filming and television production across Northern Ontario came to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 202020 Views

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Deep Dive Building back better with Canadian biosphere reserves – iPolitics

Aug 24, 2020 This brief is one of a series produced by the Building Back Better Post-COVID-19 Task Force, a group of experts and partners affiliated with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and its UNESCO Chairs Network. Their goal is to bring together sustainable economic recovery ideas to make our communities stronger in a post-COVID-19 […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 202015 Views

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GCT #3: Climate Youth Strategy Development Teams meet despite COVID pandemic via Zoom and through practicing social distancing

August 24, 2020 It’s been 5 months since the pandemic stopped social gatherings which put the Climate Youth Strategy Development teams meetings to a brief halt. Since gatherings have been limited the youth on the task teams and their coordinators have sought other means of meeting to discuss environmental priorities in their communities. Naotkamegwanning youth […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202027 Views

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Project led by U of T researcher to target at-risk fish in lower Great Lakes – U of T News

A research and habitat recovery project led by a University of Toronto researcher aims to help fish and freshwater mussel species that are currently at risk of going extinct. The project, which received a $1.8 million grant from the federal government, will target 13 fish and eight freshwater mussel species that are currently at risk […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 202015 Views

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More crews sent to fight forest fire near Eabametoong First Nation in northern Ontario – CBC

It is unclear when evacuees will be able to return home to Eabametoong First Nation Aug 20, 2020 More crews are on their way to fight a fire burning about 35 kilometres west of Eabametoong First Nation, in northwestern Ontario. The firefighters are wrapping up work on Red Lake 49, a fire that threatened the town […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 202019 Views

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